TOKYO, May 9, 2018—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio against Ink Technologies Printer Supplies, LLC, for infringement of Canon's U.S. Patent No. 9,581,958.
As set forth in the complaint, Ink Technologies sells the toner cartridges that infringe Canon's patent for use in various models of HP laser beam printers. Ink Technologies sells the infringing toner cartridges online, including through its website inktechnologies.com. Canon is seeking damages and injunctive relief.
Throughout the development, sales and marketing process, Canon respects the intellectual property of other companies and individuals and expects others to similarly respect Canon's intellectual property rights. Canon remains committed to pursuing legal enforcement against those who do not respect Canon's intellectual property.