TOKYO, November 10, 2020—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of an infringement report with Amazon.mx seeking the removal of Amazon.mx listings for certain toner cartridges sold by Amaze Brands for use in HP laser beam printers.
Canon's infringement report alleged that claim 65 of Mexican Patent Number 317598 was infringed by certain models CB540A toner cartridge offered by Amaze Brands under the Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN) B07K8XVJXW.
After receiving Canon's Report Infringement Form, Amazon removed the respective product, and at the time of this announcement, the above-identified listing of Amaze Brands was no longer available on Amazon.mx.
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.
Canon Inc. is strongly committed to pursuing legal enforcement against those who do not respect Canon's Intellectual Property rights.