June 1, 2021
The OEM announced that it requested the removal of toner cartridges offered by Misericordia Cueva Molina via Amazon in Spain and the UK, by fhqkd from Amazon Mexico and by Standard image co ltd from Amazon USA.
Canon Inc. announced that it filed Report Infringement Forms with Amazon.es and Amazon.co.uk based on the alleged use of claims 1 of the Spanish and UK portions of Canon’s European Patent EP 2 137 577 (“EP ‘577”) regarding certain models of toner cartridges offered by Misericordia Cueva Molina under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).
|Spain||CF350A, CF351A, CF352A, CF353A||B00L5HK0IY|
|UK||CF350A, CF351A, CF352A, CF353A||B00L5HK0IY|
Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products.
These products are compatible with the respective OEM HP cartridge models and provide inter alia a non-OEM housing, a non-OEM developing roller, as well as a non-OEM coupling member comprising a rotating force receiving portion and a rotating force transmitting portion according to claim 1 of EP ‘577.
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 fhqkd 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, CC533A, CE410A, CE411A, CE412A, CE413A, CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A, CE320A, CE321A, CE322A, CE323A, CF210A, CF211A, CF212A and CF213A toner cartridges offered by fhqkd under the Amazon Standard Identification Numbers (ASINs) B089CPFC5J, B089CQF45K, B08FXQRVB1, B08FXP7JQN, B08BYHMY7R, B08BYFWZ5Q, B08BYF3VWP, B08FXQ5KN8, B08FXPFPHT, B08BYGJRS8, B08FXR2NTD, B08FXPZCPZ, B08BYFTSHS, B08FXQK29C, B08FXQNTT4, B08BYGDH3Y, B08BYF6KCG, B08FXQXV4J, B08FXP66JC, B08BYGCSQD, B08BYFKLG9, B08G161CG2, B089MTNLNF, B089NTSDMQ, B08BP5LFMM, B08BP534CL, B08G14SGGN, B089NTLM9B, B089NVDF49, B08BP6431G, B08BP5C8M9, B08G14DKFJ, B089NTMBLR, B089NV8L4Y, B08BP78W91, B08BP6PLWK, B08G15PDN9, B089NTCXBK, B089NVB2BV, B08BP5FB3V, B08BP6BDWG, B08BP51NGJ, B08G15XLK5, B089NTJ6VQ, B089NV2CLR, B08BP5TQ6H, B089CGSV13, B08BYG4S8G, B08BYG4BWJ, B08BYGN6Z1, B08BYFWSLQ, B089CSWSZ6, B089CR8KH8, B089CWXRQD, B089D75NCG, B08BYF52M2, B08BYG3N7K, B089D3J4QV, B089CZHHGM, B08BYG9TP2, B08BYF85B4, B089CXHR8J, B089CVPD89, B08BYF65D4, B08BYF711B, B089P2DGJS, B089NZQST2, B089P2KBVF, B089NZ6YCB, B089P11YQ8, B089P2GK8F, B089P2CH6N, B089NT3RNJ, B08BYFSQT2, B089NT954V, B089NSQBTY, B08BYG8SBZ, B08BYG99ZD, B089NSV4K3, B089NTK45P, B08BYGB8G4, B08BYG9F8R, B089NSN69W, B089NTW4HV, B08BYFP6SL, B089NV5MNF, B08BYFJH83 and B08BYFGLLY.
After receiving Canon’s Report Infringement Form, Amazon removed the respective products, and at the time of this announcement, the above-identified listings of fhqkd were no longer available on Amazon.mx.
Canon also filed an infringement report with Amazon.com seeking the removal of Amazon.com listings for certain toner cartridges sold by Standard image co ltd for use in HP laser beam printers.
Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A, CF380X, CF381A, CF382A and CF383A toner cartridges sold by Standard image co ltd via Amazon.com infringed Canon’s U.S. Patent No. 8,588,646. Canon requested that Amazon remove standard image co ltd’s listings for those products, namely, standard image co ltd’s listings with Amazon Standard Identification Numbers (“ASINs”) B085DFNR8D, B07W6MKQXD, B07W7P8YD6 and B085DMW71Q.
At the time of this announcement, the above-identified Standard image co ltd listings were no longer available on Amazon.com.
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 and the vendors may object to it.
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