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 WuTaiXianTaiChengZhenChaoShiJieBaiHuoJingYingBu under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).
|Germany||CB542A, CB543A, CF212A, CF213A, CF213A||B0811JM9XT, B07XNV1HLK, B0811K1VN7, B07VNJTHFN, B0811K5GKR|
|UK||CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A, CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A||B07XKRQB7Q, B0811JYVCL, B07XNPVYVS, B082W4RGZ6, B07XHXWTJ3, B07VMJZ4D6, B07VPMFZ1C|
|Italy||CB540A, CB543A, CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A||B07XNPVYVS, B0811J85WY, B07VRLL56Z|
|Spain||CB540A, CB541A, CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A||B0811JC4VT, B07XNT4F8G, B0811KXSMZ, B07VQRBVNN, B07VQRC42C, B07VMJZ5VX, B07VPMFDQ1|
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.