TOKYO, February 24, 2021—Canon Inc. today announced 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 portions of Canon's European Patent EP 1 977 289 ("EP '289") regarding certain models of toner cartridges offered by JinzhongshiYuciquWeiliyangguanghuwaiyongpinjingxia under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).
|Germany||CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A, CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A||B081Y9KL2R, B084TL76GW, B084TL586B, B082PXKVFC, B081Z2VFF6, B081YB53BR, B081SCHHQF, B084M39G1M, B084TKZC6F, B082PW2VW6, B082515NZ9, B081Y8VSL4, B081SDGZPL, B081S9FYVG, B084TKSRRN, B084M3ZXS5, B084M3L18W, B084TL7R8T, B082PXSPC6, B081YBH91V, B081SD2QSV, B081SD2S3W, B081SDGB9P, B084M45BSV, B081SDGB9P, B081YC3JGL, B081Z6JZDH, B084M4BGJH, B084M3KHRX, B081SD3YG7, B0824Z9Q98, B082PY6NXR|
|UK||CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A, CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A||B081Y9KL2R, B084M3H5CR, B081Y8NMQR, B084TKVBTS, B084M3GDRJ, B081YBMGPD, B081YBHVD3, B081Y9RY5B|
|Italy||CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A||B081Y9KL2R|
|Spain||CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A||B081Y9KL2R, B084M3H5CR, B084TKVBTS, B084M3GDRJ|
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.