May 11, 2021
Canon Inc. announced the filing of a Report Infringement Form with Amazon Italy based on the alleged use of claim 1 and 25 of the Italian portion of Canon’s European Patent EP 2 087 407 regarding the cartridge model “CE505X” offered by SOS PROMOTING DI ANASTASIO GIANFRANCO under the ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers) B004V5AYJ2, B078J539K6 and B01DT2MESG.
Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products.
These products are compatible with the OEM HP cartridge model CE505X and provide inter alia a non-OEM coupling member, a non-OEM drum as well as a non-OEM housing.
Canon 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 CRBH-UC.
Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model CF380A, CF381A, CF382A and CF383A toner cartridges sold by CRBH-UC 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 B07ZBDR7VW, B083GT1MDV, B07WJ4PRZC, B0836ZJRS2, B081H83MDM, B0836YXZ2H, B07ZBDNS7Y, B07WK6PT7M, B07WDXM1BQ, B07WJ55Z1Y, B07WH2F8D8 and B081H885WF.
At the time of this announcement, the above identified listings were no longer available on Amazon.ca.
In the USA, Canon filed an infringement report with Amazon.com seeking the removal of Amazon.com listings for certain toner cartridges sold by hnl-us for use in HP laser beam printers.
Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model CF218A toner cartridges sold by hnl-us via Amazon.com infringed Canon’s U.S. Patent No. 8,688,008. Canon requested that Amazon remove hnl-us’s listings for those products, namely, hnl-us’s listings with Amazon Standard Identification Numbers (“ASINs”) B08R356NDK and B08R34L3J5.
At the time of this announcement, the above-identified hnl-us listings were no longer available on Amazon.com.
Filing an infringement report with Amazon 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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