TOKYO, September 22, 2022—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of infringement reports with Amazon.com seeking the removal of Amazon.com listings for certain toner cartridges.
TOKYO, September 21, 2022—Canon Inc. announced today the issuance of two General Exclusion Orders ("GEOs") by the U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") in Investigation Nos. 337-TA-1259 and 337-TA-1260, pertaining to toner bottles sold for use in Canon copy machines. The GEOs prohibit importing into the U.S. toner supply containers and components thereof that infringe certain specified claims of Canon's U.S. Patent Nos. 8,565,649, 9,354,551, 9,753,402, 10,209,667, 10,289,060, 10,289,061, 10,295,957, 10,488,814, 10,496,032, 10,496,033, 10,514,654, 10,520,881, and 10,520,882 for the lives of those patents, regardless of the source of the products. The ITC also issued cease and desist orders against many of the respondents named in the investigations, prohibiting the sale of infringing toner supply containers and components thereof that have already been imported into the U.S.