May 20, 2021
Canon Inc. announced the filing of Report Infringement Forms with Amazon ES based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 2 of the Spanish portion of Canon’s European Patent EP 1 977 289 (“EP ‘289”) regarding the cartridge models CC530A, CC531A, CC532A and CC533A offered by Yulinshihengshanquyanyancaizhuang under the ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers) B089CFTMWV, B0899QN8MC, B0899LVMTW, B0899LM88W, B089CGYZW5, B0899GK6WP, B0897NQCVW, B089CPSJLM, B089CKTZ31, B089CPWTBR, B089CFT1KT, B0899C8HLT, B08998QKH7, B089996X8Z, B0899PWCBQ, B0899SSV6K, B0899G2FJ8, B0899KWRBQ, B08998YVB6, B089CWV1N6, B089CSLV1F, B0899P63XM, B0899HZ9P3, B0899KZ2LK, B0897N9VSN, B0899GM4MC, B089CX6V44, B089CK2DL1, B0899JM1TX, B0899CLPX, B0899JVTVT, B0899CRD8C, B0897M7RX5, B089CYZVR6, B089CTPQ8D, B0899LP8JQ, B0899NYJRB, B0899RN4YT and B0897NZP8S.
Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products.
These products are compatible with the aforementioned OEM HP cartridge models and provide inter alia a non-OEM housing and a non-OEM force receiving device according to claim 1 of EP ‘289. Furthermore, they comprise an elastic portion according to claim 2 of EP ‘289.
Canon Inc. also announced the filing of an infringement report with Amazon.ca seeking the removal of an Amazon.ca listing for certain toner cartridges sold by Hibrox-ca.
Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model CC532A, CE412X, CF382X, CC530A, CE410A and CF380X toner cartridges sold by Hibrox-ca via Amazon.ca infringed Canon’s Canadian Patent no. 2,635,791. Canon requested the removal of the corresponding listings for these products, having Amazon Standard Identification Numbers B07FYXMLSM and B07WVS6DCV.
At the time of this announcement, the above-identified listings were no longer available on Amazon.ca.
In Turkey, Canon filed a Report Infringement Form with Amazon.com.tr based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 25 of the Turkish portion of Canon’s European Patent EP 2 087 407 regarding the cartridge model CE505X, CE255A and CF226A offered by Premium34 under the ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers) B07Z54HCWV, B07K1DP7PL and B07K1G1KCF.
Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective product.
This product is compatible with the aforementioned OEM HP cartridge models and provides inter alia a non-OEM coupling member, a non-OEM drum as well as a non-OEM housing.
Filing a Report Infringement Form with Amazon is a service offered by Amazon and does not comprise any official finding of validity or infringement of a patent. The decision to take down a product is in the discretion of Amazon and is based on information provided by Canon.
Amazon informed the vendors about the takedown request and the vendors may object to it.
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