June 6, 2019
Canon Inc.

Canon announces conclusion of dispute with 5-Sterne Handel UG (limited liability) and its managing directors

TOKYO, June 6, 2019—Canon Inc. and 5-Sterne Handel UG (limited liability), doing business as "Starlet24", as well as its managing directors agreed to resolve their pending patent dispute by signing a settlement agreement. 5-Sterne Handel UG (limited liability) inter alia accepted a preliminary injunction (docket no. 4a O 96/18) of the District Court Düsseldorf based on the infringement of the German portion of Canon's European Patent EP 2 087 407 B1 as final and binding between the parties. Furthermore, 5-Sterne Handel UG (limited liability) has agreed to pay damages for past infringements to Canon. Further details of the settlement agreement are confidential.