October 21, 2019
Canon Inc.

Canon requests removal of toner cartridge offered by Qwen from

TOKYO, October 21, 2019—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of an infringement report with seeking removal of listings for certain toner cartridges sold by Qwen for use in HP laser beam printers.

Canon's infringement report alleged that certain model HP 126A toner cartridges sold by Qwen via infringed Canon's U.S. Patent No. 8,688,008. Canon requested that Amazon remove Qwen listings for those products, namely, Qwen listings with Amazon Standard Identification Numbers ("ASINs") B0722XVF1N, B0794YS54N, B07CWNNXFN, B07CWP3Y9R and B07CWPGQJ5.

At the time of this announcement, the above-identified Qwen listings were no longer available on

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.