December 4, 2019
Canon Inc.

Canon requests removal of toner cartridges offered by KOPYA TEKNOLOJİ SAN VE TİC LTD ŞTİ via Amazon Turkey

TOKYO, December 4, 2019—Canon Inc. today announced that it filed a Report Infringement Form with based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 2 of the Turkish portion of Canon's European Patent EP 1 977 289 ("EP '289") regarding the cartridge model CC530A offered by KOPYA TEKNOLOJİ SAN VE TİC LTD ŞTİ under the ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number) B07HM4SZ28. Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective product. This product is compatible with the OEM HP cartridge model and provides inter alia a non-OEM housing and a non-OEM force receiving device according to claim 1 of EP '289. Furthermore, it comprises an elastic portion according to claim 2 of EP '289.

Filing a Report Infringement Form with Amazon is a service offered by Amazon and doesn't comprise any official finding of validity or infringement of a patent. The decision to take down a product is in the discretion of Amazon and is based on information provided by Canon. Amazon informed the vendor about the takedown and the vendor may object to it.