March 24, 2020
Canon Inc.

Canon requests removal of toner cartridges offered by tonerworld aus from Amazon Australia

TOKYO, March 24, 2020—Canon Inc. today announced that it filed a Report Infringement Form with based on the alleged infringement of claim 28 of Canon's Australian Patent Number AU2007205464 regarding the cartridge models CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A, CB540A, CB541A, CB542A and CB543A offered by tonerworld aus under the ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers) B07JKX9L6Q and B07JKXW3DY.

After receipt of the Report Infringement Form, Amazon took down the respective products. These products are compatible with the OEM HP cartridge models and provide a non-OEM housing and a non-OEM force receiving device according to claim 28 of AU2007205464.

Filing a Report Infringement Form with Amazon is a service offered by Amazon and does not 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 take down and the vendor may object to it.