Issuance of two General Exclusion Orders in U.S.

The U.S. International Trade Commission issued General Exclusion Orders (“GEOs”) in Canon's favor in Investigation No. 337-TA-1259 on August 1, 2022 and in Investigation No. 337-TA-1260 on July 20, 2022. The GEOs pertain to toner bottles sold for use in certain 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. Both investigations were instituted based on the complaint that was filed by Canon on March 8, 2021.

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