TOKYO, December 24, 2020—Canon Inc. today announced that it filed Report Infringement Forms with Amazon.de and Amazon.es based on the alleged use of claims 1 of the German and Spanish portions of Canon's European Patent EP 2 137 577 ("EP '577") regarding certain models of toner cartridges offered by Hong Kong Boze Co., Limited under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).
|Germany||CE310A, CE311A, CE312A, CE313A||B07MBCBRF3, B07MBF1HBD|
|Spain||CE310A, CE311A, CE312A, CE313A||B07MBCBRF3, B07MBF1HBD|
Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products. These products are compatible with the respective OEM HP cartridge models and provide inter alia a non-OEM housing, a non-OEM developing roller, as well as a non-OEM coupling member comprising a rotating force receiving portion and a rotating force transmitting portion according to claim 1 of EP '577.
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.