TOKYO, November 16, 2018—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of a Report Infringement Form with Amazon UK based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 25 of the UK portion of Canon's European Patent EP 2 087 407 regarding the cartridge models "CF280A" and "CE505X" offered by Ink N Toner UK Retail Ltd under the ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers) B07CL2P3SQ, B07BY5RQ6P and B07CL2P7V6. Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products. These products are compatible with the OEM HP cartridge models CF280A and CE505X and provide inter alia a non-OEM coupling member, a non-OEM drum as well as a non-OEM housing.
Filing a Report Infringement Form with Amazon is a service offered by Amazon and does not 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 vendor about the takedown and the vendor may object to it.