TOKYO, March 10, 2021—Canon Inc. today announced that Canon Inc. and Print-klex GmbH & Co. KG, doing business as "Print-klex" and "123 color", as well as its managing director agreed to resolve their pending patent infringement litigation based on EP 2 087 407 ("EP '407") by signing a settlement agreement. Print-klex GmbH & Co. KG inter alia accepted a preliminary injunction (docket no. 4a O 4/19) of the District Court Düsseldorf based on the infringement of the German portion of Canon's EP '407 as final and binding between the parties.
Furthermore, Print-klex GmbH & Co. KG has agreed to pay damages for past infringement to Canon. The cartridges at issue can replace the OEM cartridge models HP CF226X and HP CF287A. Further details of the settlement agreement are confidential.