April 1, 2021
Canon Inc.

Canon requests removal of toner cartridges offered by TaiYuanShiXiaoDianQuDaZhongBianLiDian via Amazon

TOKYO, April 1, 2021—Canon Inc. today announced that the company filed Report Infringement Forms with,, and 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 TaiYuanShiXiaoDianQuDaZhongBianLiDian under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).

Country Cartridge model ASIN
Germany CE410A, CE411A, CE412A, CE413A, CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A, CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A, CE320A, CE321A, CE322A, CE323A B0851D9F1D, B086QJD3T7, B07Z2PW1LW, B0851D15DJ, B0851D6QS3, B07Z2R2KPZ, B085CGVWXJ
Spain CE410A, CE411A, CE412A, CE413A, CF210A, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A B0836Z6L75, B083PPMG76
Italy CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A B07Z2R21VB
UK CF380A, CF381A, CF382A, CF383A B086QHG27N

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.