March 17, 2021
Canon Inc.

Canon requests removal of toner cartridges offered by MELSAN BİLİŞİM MELTEM ÇETİN TÜRKYAŞAR via Amazon Turkey

TOKYO, March 17, 2021—Canon Inc. today announced that it filed Report Infringement Forms with based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 2 of the Turkish portion of Canon's European Patent EP 1 977 289 ("EP '289") regarding the cartridge model CF210A, CF211A, CF212A and CF213A offered by MELSAN BİLİŞİM MELTEM ÇETİN TÜRKYAŞAR under the ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number) B08FBP69V8.

Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products. These products are compatible with the OEM HP cartridge model 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.