TOKYO, March 25, 2021—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of an infringement report with Amazon.com seeking the removal of Amazon.com listings for certain toner cartridges sold by LVVL for use in HP laser beam printers.
Canon's infringement report alleged that certain model CF258A toner cartridge sold by LVVL via Amazon.com infringed Canon's U.S. Patent Nos. 8,280,278; 8,630,564; 8,682,215; and 8,688,008. Canon requested that Amazon remove LVVL's listings for those products, namely, LVVL's listings with Amazon Standard Identification Numbers ("ASINs") B08N1P3NBL, B08VN25MQS, B08THB6R4Z, B08TGPJ53M, B08N12VJHF, B08N12G649 and B08MPWD1WP.
At the time of this announcement, the above-identified LVVL listings were no longer available on Amazon.com.
Throughout the development, sales and marketing process, Canon respects the intellectual property of other companies and individuals and expects others to similarly respect Canon's intellectual property rights. Canon remains committed to pursuing legal enforcement against those who do not respect Canon's intellectual property.