November 16, 2020
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 CE410A, CE411A, CE412A and CE413A offered by TT Recycling GmBH under the ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number) B009JBHPAO.
Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products.
These products are compatible with the above 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.
Amazon informed the vendor about the takedown and the vendor may object to it.
Also announced was the filing of an infringement report with Amazon.com seeking the removal of Amazon.com listing for certain toner cartridges sold by MORECOLORFUL for use in HP laser beam printers.
Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model CE410A, CE411A, CE412A and CE413X toner cartridges sold by MORECOLORFUL via Amazon.com infringed Canon’s U.S. Patent No. 8,588,646. Canon requested that Amazon remove MORECOLORFUL’s listing for those products, namely, MORECOLORFUL’s listings with Amazon Standard Identification Number (“ASIN”) B07TYHLZXC.
At the time of this announcement, the above-identified MORECOLORFUL listings were no longer available on Amazon.com.
In Canada, Canon filed an infringement report with Amazon.ca seeking the removal of an Amazon.ca listing for certain toner cartridges sold by Ink Toner 4 You.
Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model CE320A, CE321A, CE322A and CE323A toner cartridges sold by Ink Toner 4 You via Amazon.ca infringed Canon’s Canadian Patent no. 2,635,791. Canon requested the removal of the corresponding listing for these products, having Amazon Standard Identification Number B009E9DAHI.
At the time of this announcement, the above-identified listing was 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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