WASHINGTON — The International Code Council Evaluation Service LLC has sued the International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials Uniform Evaluation Service, claiming that IAPMO UES has copied its evaluation reports and acceptance criteria. IAPMO has denied the claim and said it expects to prevail. In a statement, ICC ES said, “The lawsuit alleges that over the last several years, IAPMO has extensively and repeatedly copied ICC-ES’ copyrighted evaluation ...

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