TOKYO, January 31, 2020—Canon Inc. today announced that in the fourth quarter of 2019, it has used Amazon takedown procedures to report infringement based on 647 listings*, all of which now have been removed from Amazon in Canada and the United States of America. Since June 2018, the total number of listings removed is 1169*. The listings offered third-party laser toner cartridges from vendors which Canon believes infringed one or more of U.S. Patent No. 8,280,278, U.S. Patent No. 8,630,564, U.S. Patent No. 8,682,215, U.S. Patent No. 8,688,008, U.S. Patent No. 8,676,090, U.S. Patent No. 8,588,646, U.S. Pat. No. 9,581,958, Canadian Patent No. 2,635,791 and Canadian Patent No. 2,910,527.
Canon respects the intellectual property rights of others and will continue to enforce its own intellectual property rights.