TOKYO, November 10, 2020—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of an infringement report with Amazon.com seeking the removal of Amazon.com listings for certain toner cartridges sold by Partsmart for use in HP laser beam printers.
Canon's infringement report alleged that certain model CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A, CF380X, CF380A, CF381A, CF382A and CF383A toner cartridges sold by Partsmart via Amazon.com infringed Canon's U.S. Patent No. 8,588,646. Canon requested that Amazon remove Partsmart's listings for those products, namely, Partsmart's listings with Amazon Standard Identification Numbers ("ASINs") B0155MZNRM, B0155MZICW, B0155MZKQQ, B0155MZMJG, B0155MZJKI, B01GOQVNQ8, B01GOQVFWU, B01IW7DGZS, B01IW7CQWW, B01GOQVXKE, B01GOQVDF4, B01IW7DJJG, B01IW7DMZC and B01GOQVIBS.
At the time of this announcement, the above-identified Partsmart's listings were no longer available on Amazon.com.
Throughout the development, sales and marketing process, Canon respects the intellectual property of other companies and individuals and expects others to similarly respect Canon's intellectual property rights. Canon remains committed to pursuing legal enforcement against those who do not respect Canon's intellectual property.