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Canon continues to file Report Infringement Forms

July 21, 2020

The OEM announced it requested removal of toner cartridges from Amazon Germany, Mexico and Canada.

Canon Inc. announced the filing of Report Infringement Forms with Amazon.de based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 2 of the German portion of Canon’s European Patent EP 1 977 289 (“EP ‘289”) regarding the cartridge models CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A, CE410A, CE411A, CE412A, CE413A, CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A, CE320A, CE321A, CE322A and CE323A offered by Taiguxianjinfengrizadian under the ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers) B0828CHWTC, B081LB6HG1, B0814VH7VC, B081LB39R6, B0828CTSCF, B081L9HHXV, B0828C1N36, B0814WTL2F, B081L983WG, B0814TL336, B0828C7HF3, B0814XMFRX, B081L96XNL, B0828CGWLQ, B0828CMHWC, B0821WYRBG, B081X1WZTW, B081NGGCBM, B0816NTD43, B081VWW1S8, B081L9B2QW, B081ZJBBH8, B081ZL24R4, B081ZKZHQL, B0821XCWM5, B081X6MQ3J, B081NF2YGL, B0816PKF3H, B081VYFGJD, B081L9HJVN, B081ZLVH34, B081ZKVYM4, B081ZK4Z4X, B0821X49HS, B081WXF5D2, B081NF9SP9, B0816P6NSQ, B081VVQVBT, B081L9XK5D, B081ZMN4J3, B081ZMB8MY, B081ZLG9GS, B0821X6ZKQ, B081X4112X, B081NBWF6K, B0816PRHL2, B081VZ33FJ, B081LBKNZT, B081ZLXQ7X, B081ZLP3XD, B081ZL9R7L, B0821XKLND, B081WXQDV9, B081NF9M21, B0816N8RVS, B081VZ49L9, B081L9XJT4, B081ZLXSY6, B081ZLS9RB, B081ZLQ7SV and B081GHTB3N. Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products. These products are compatible with the above OEM HP cartridge models CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A, CE410A, CE411A, CE412A, CE413A, CB540A, CB541A ,CB542A, CB543A, CE320A, CE321A, CE322A and CE323A, 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 also announced the filing of an infringement report with Amazon.mx seeking the removal of Amazon.mx listings for certain toner cartridges sold by JinNiuQuHeHaiRongRiYongPinJingYingBu for use in HP laser beam printers.

Canon’s infringement report alleged that claim 65 of Mexican Patent Number 317598 was infringed by certain models CC530A, CC531A, CC532A and CC533A toner cartridges offered by JinNiuQuHeHaiRongRiYongPinJingYingBu under the Amazon Standard Identification Numbers (ASINs) B07VBMLDHG, B07XRH8BNR, B07XC735D7, B07XRPMBJN and B07VDQY24Z.

After receiving Canon’s Report Infringement Form, Amazon removed the respective products, and at the time of this announcement, the above-identified listings of JinNiuQuHeHaiRongRiYongPinJingYingBu were no longer available on Amazon.mx.

The OEM also filed an infringement report with Amazon.ca seeking the removal of an Amazon.ca listing for certain toner cartridges sold by HEHAIRIYONGPIN.

Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A, CE320A, CE321A, CE322A, CE323A, CE410A, CE411A, CE412A, CE413A, CF210A, CF211A, CF212A and CF213A toner cartridges sold by HEHAIRIYONGPIN – Canada 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 B07XQDR33B, B07XQ8QVY4, B07VTPDHBK, B07VCKJJV6, B07SCXXBY3, B07XJY7B99, B07XJY6Q7J, B07VV2J6MP, B07VCKHQ58, B07XQFGG5L, B07XQ8JFKX, B07VTP9XZV, B07VBF3TSZ, B07XL3LF5S, B07XQ97HMV, B07VW89SQY, B07VGRTDDX, B07XQFMGRT, B07XJY5R5V, B07VTP86W2, B07VGRVFRF, B07Y6FJ7X1, B07Y6DZP85, B07Y6DK6SC, B07Y6FVVS9, B07Y6DCDC5, B07XGBJG1T, B07XFDPPWK, B07XB74254, B07XFDS12M, B07X93N121, B07Y3CWPPB, B07Y3BVG3Q, B07Y3BWHBL, B07Y3CCDFN, B07Y3BX4K5, B081F6J9SM, B081F653WJ, B081F4XQDF, B081DT7GH5, B081F6PDWX, B07Y3KV2BP, B07VGLJMKQ, B07XQFMJ8P, B081CVZFX9, B07XMQQHV1, B081F6F6GD, B07XMNMPRB, B081F66JPV, B07XMKMVR6, B081F6KC87, B07XMNCW41, B081F6XJWS, B07XMM9QZ7 and B081F64Z5Y.

At the time of this announcement, the above identified listings were no longer available on Amazon.ca.

Filing an infringement report with Amazon.ca is a service offered by Amazon and does not constitute an official finding of infringement. The decision to take down a product is in the discretion of Amazon and is based on information provided by Canon.

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