TOKYO, November 25, 2020—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of a Report Infringement Form with Amazon Australia based on the alleged infringement of claim 160 of Canon's Australian Patent Number AU2014208277 regarding the cartridge model CE505A offered by NES Printer Supplies & Services under the ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number) B07BRV9HWV. After receipt of the Report Infringement Form, Amazon took down the respective product. This product provides a non-OEM coupling member, a non-OEM drum as well as a non-OEM housing.
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.