TOKYO, September 9, 2020—Canon Inc. and Doree Supplies B. V., doing business as "AppleToner", as well as its managing director agreed to resolve their pending patent dispute by signing a settlement agreement. Doree Supplies B. V. and its managing director inter alia accepted a preliminary injunction (docket no. 4a O 95/18) of the District Court Düsseldorf based on the infringement of the German portion of Canon's European Patent EP 2 087 407 B1 as final and binding between the parties. Furthermore, Doree Supplies B. V. and its managing director have agreed to refrain from making, offering, putting into circulation and/or importing and/or possessing laser toner cartridges comprising a drum unit with a certain coupling member for use in various models of HP and/or Canon laser beam printers in all countries where EP 2 087 407 B1 is valid and in force and to pay damages for past infringement to Canon. Further details of the settlement agreement are confidential.