TOKYO, February 17, 2021—Canon announced today that it filed Report Infringement Forms with Amazon.de and Amazon.co.uk based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 2 of the German, Italian and UK portion of Canon's European Patent EP 1 977 289 ("EP '289") regarding certain models of toner cartridges offered by WuTaiXianYunFeiYangBanGongYongPinJingYingBu under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).
|Germany||CF380A, CF381A, CF382A, CF383A, CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A, CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A||B08195D67V, B086BVG736, B08B1P7MZ4, B07W5H665Z, B07Z1GRQGG, B081971D6N, B086BVSF1G, B08B1N6S5M, B07W6FQ4X5, B07Z1HMT41, B07Z1BZTS7, B0818VHGP3, B086BWFQG4, B08B1QBKJ6, B07W5H9XM6, B07Z1H5RDB, B0819627MH, B086BVGXZ6, B08B1NP5TD, B07W4CC1KT, B07Z197C17, B08196WW43, B086BTPQXG, B08B1PQ34J, B07W4BWRLP, B07X7LFFXV, B081978Q18|
|Italy||CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A||B081978Q18|
|UK||CE320A, CE321A, CE322A, CE323A||B07ZK178WJ|
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.