TOKYO, August 28, 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 INKPLUS for use in HP laser beam printers.
Canon's infringement report alleged that certain model HP 126A toner cartridges sold by INKPLUS via Amazon.com infringed Canon's U.S. Patent No. 8,688,008. Canon requested that Amazon remove INKPLUS' listings for those products, namely, INKPLUS' listings with Amazon Standard Identification Numbers ("ASINs") B07H18GVVZ, B07H18SLHQ, B07GZDBBGG, B07H19DG5H, B07GZGNDPJ and B07GZD5KHP.
At the time of this announcement, the above-identified INKPLUS 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.