March 17, 2021
The OEM has requested the removal of toner cartridges offered by CJ-us from Amazon Canada and by MELSAN BILISIM MELTEM ÇETIN TÜRKYASAR via Amazon Turkey.
Canon Inc. announced the filing of an infringement report with Amazon.ca seeking the removal of an Amazon.ca listing for certain toner cartridges sold by CJ-us.
Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A,CE410A, CE411A, CE412A, CE413A, CF380X, CF380A, CF381A, CF382A, CF383A, CF210A, CF211A, CF212A and CF213A toner cartridges sold by CJ-us 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 B0859GT9VL, B08JZ48967, B08JZ6G6ML, B08JZ4WXY3, B08JZ49NQM, B08JZ6P5BJ, B08JZ5FHKW, B08K8Z4GS8, B08K931FL6, B085J3HPQX, B085J3QLT3, B082X938W2, B08JYQ8Z2S, B08KY137MV and B08KY1QP43.
At the time of this announcement, the above-identified listings were no longer available on Amazon.ca.
Canon also announced that it filed Report Infringement Forms with Amazon.com.tr based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 2 of the Turkish portion of Canon’s European Patent EP 1 977 289 (“EP ‘289”) regarding the cartridge model CF210A, CF211A, CF212A and CF213A offered by MELSAN BILISIM MELTEM ÇETIN TÜRKYASAR under the ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number) B08FBP69V8.
Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products.
These products are compatible with the OEM HP cartridge model 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.
Filing a Report Infringement Form with Amazon is a service offered by Amazon and doesn’t 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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