TOKYO, December 10, 2020—Canon announced today that it filed Report Infringement Forms with Amazon.de, Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.it and Amazon.es based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 2 of the German, UK, Italian and Spanish portion of Canon's European Patent EP 1 977 289 ("EP '289") regarding certain models of toner cartridges offered by YulinshiHengshanquQimingEryuandian under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).
|Germany||CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A, CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A||B07Y3B4P98, B0823RNVGR, B08112C7J4, B07XPNCS1T, B0823S98PB, B08111VK1H, B07XJTC3JK, B0823RH9QY, B0811BTYFL, B07XKZD3MW, B0823RG7Y9, B08119Q8HM, B07XJTQ7TF, B0823RQV9Q, B0811B661F, B07XKZ613X, B07ZWJ3L1D, B08228J2D2, B07XQ222S3, B07ZWDDZXB, B07XPTCX1R, B08228PVTQ, B07XQCN1CS, B08228RQD4, B07ZWFLMG7, B07ZWMQ4YD, B07XPVBTSP, B08228M2Y6, B07ZWJZVSJ, B0822865FL, B07XKY8DG4|
|UK||CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A||B07Y3B4P98|
|Italy||CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A||B07Y3B4P98|
|Spain||CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A||B07Y3B4P98|
Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products. These products are compatible with the OEM HP cartridge models and provide inter alia a non-OEM housing and a non-OEM force receiving device according to claim 1 of EP '289. Furthermore, they comprise an elastic portion according to claim 2 of EP '289.
Filing a Report Infringement Form with Amazon is a service offered by Amazon and doesn't 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.