January 25, 2021
Canon Inc.

Canon requests removal of toner cartridges offered by guanghanshixiaohongmaoqichezhuangshifuwubu via Amazon

TOKYO, January 25, 2021—Canon announced today that it filed Report Infringement Forms with,, and based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 2 of the German, UK, Italian and Spanish portions of Canon's European Patent EP 1 977 289 ("EP '289") regarding certain models of toner cartridges offered by guanghanshixiaohongmaoqichezhuangshifuwubu under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).

Country Cartridge model ASIN
Germany CE320A, CE321A, CE322A, CE323A, CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A, CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A B0813DC9PC, B0813D7XF2, B0813D13CG, B0813C6PSL, B0813CLLCK, B0813C3MW8, B0813C4RGN, B0813BPYRK, B081NCJQ7T, B081NC1J4N, B0816S39H4, B081NCLWW2, B0816RMLKJ, B0816RMLKJ, B081NCZ97V, B081NBSC43, B081NCW2PX, B0816S9H3S
UK CE320A, CE321A, CE322A, CE323A B084MHCPPZ
Italy CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A B0816SMJQJ, B081NDP68M, B0816SCGXH, B081NCRB1G, B081NF216N, B0816SQSYJ, B081NCGRVP, B0816RWNPF, B081ND9LB9, B0816SKCPZ, B081NCQH8C, B0816S22DT, B081NDW838, B0816SGZ29, B081NC2HM5, B0816T6GTM, B081NF2PRH, B0816SQLGW
Spain CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A B081NCF732, B0817993WH, B081NCPQD8, B0817K98CN, B081NC6SP4, B0817BHF45, B081NC3VN6, B0817CBYVC, B081NCF2L4, B08178T877

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.