TOKYO, October 31, 2019—Canon Inc. today announced that in about the third quarter of 2019, it has used the Amazon Reporting Tool*, letters of inquiry, and/or information letters to successfully remove 2,656 listings** from Amazon in Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and France. Since June 2018, the total number of listings removed is 3,844**. The listings offered third-party laser toner cartridges from vendors which Canon believes infringed one or more of European Patent No. 2 087 407 and European Patent No. 1 977 289.
Canon respects the intellectual property rights of others and will continue to enforce its own intellectual property rights.
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