TOKYO, December 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 FUTURE COLOR SA DE CV for use in HP laser beam printers.
Canon's infringement report alleged that claim 160 of Mexican Patent Number 308881 was infringed by certain model CE505A toner cartridges offered by FUTURE COLOR SA DE CV under the Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN) B07JMNCLKP.
After receiving Canon's Report Infringement Form, Amazon removed the respective products, and at the time of this announcement, the above-identified listings of FUTURE COLOR SA DE CV were 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.