TOKYO, March 25, 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 ShangQiuShiLiangYuanQuXunHaiDengShiXiaoShouJingYin under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).
|Germany||CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A||B0822LGN8H|
|UK||CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A, CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A||B0822LGN8H, B0833QPKQV|
|Italy||CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A, CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A||B0822LGN8H, B082KQDML2, B082KQHLWM, B082KQQBN5, B082KR2246, B082KPYLFM|
|Spain||CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A, CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A, CF380A, CF381A, CF382A, CF383A||B0822LGN8H, B082WPMLWC, B0822LNVNY, B082WPZ1HD, B0822KRPJF, B082WQX29N, B0822KQMY4, B082WQV4LK, B0822KDF2Z, B082WPT1BF, B082WQJBQK, B082SP1L86|
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.