July 21, 2020
Canon Inc.

Canon requests removal of toner cartridges offered by Taiguxianjinfengrizadian from

TOKYO, July 21, 2020—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of Report Infringement Forms with based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 2 of the German portion of Canon's European Patent EP 1 977 289 ("EP '289") regarding the cartridge models CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A, CE410A, CE411A, CE412A, CE413A, CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A, CE320A, CE321A, CE322A and CE323A offered by Taiguxianjinfengrizadian under the ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers) B0828CHWTC, B081LB6HG1, B0814VH7VC, B081LB39R6, B0828CTSCF, B081L9HHXV, B0828C1N36, B0814WTL2F, B081L983WG, B0814TL336, B0828C7HF3, B0814XMFRX, B081L96XNL, B0828CGWLQ, B0828CMHWC, B0821WYRBG, B081X1WZTW, B081NGGCBM, B0816NTD43, B081VWW1S8, B081L9B2QW, B081ZJBBH8, B081ZL24R4, B081ZKZHQL, B0821XCWM5, B081X6MQ3J, B081NF2YGL, B0816PKF3H, B081VYFGJD, B081L9HJVN, B081ZLVH34, B081ZKVYM4, B081ZK4Z4X, B0821X49HS, B081WXF5D2, B081NF9SP9, B0816P6NSQ, B081VVQVBT, B081L9XK5D, B081ZMN4J3, B081ZMB8MY, B081ZLG9GS, B0821X6ZKQ, B081X4112X, B081NBWF6K, B0816PRHL2, B081VZ33FJ, B081LBKNZT, B081ZLXQ7X, B081ZLP3XD, B081ZL9R7L, B0821XKLND, B081WXQDV9, B081NF9M21, B0816N8RVS, B081VZ49L9, B081L9XJT4, B081ZLXSY6, B081ZLS9RB, B081ZLQ7SV and B081GHTB3N. Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products. These products are compatible with the above OEM HP cartridge models CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A, CE410A, CE411A, CE412A, CE413A, CB540A, CB541A ,CB542A, CB543A, CE320A, CE321A, CE322A and CE323A, and provide inter alia a non-OEM housing and a non-OEM force receiving device according to claim 1 of EP '289. Furthermore, they comprise an elastic portion according to claim 2 of EP '289.

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 takedown and the vendor may object to it.