TOKYO, July 29, 2019—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of an infringement report with Amazon.com seeking removal of Amazon.com listings for certain toner cartridges sold by ABCink for use in HP laser beam printers. Canon's infringement report alleged that certain model HP 126A toner cartridges sold by ABCink via Amazon.com infringed Canon's U.S. Patent No. 8,688,008. Canon requested that Amazon remove ABCink listings for those products, namely, ABCink listings with Amazon Standard Identification Numbers ("ASINs") B07DXHCK2Z, B07RZSCQHK and B07RZS9V7Y.
At the time of this announcement, the above-identified ABCink listings were no longer available on Amazon.com.
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.