TOKYO, April 1, 2021—Canon Inc. today announced that the company 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 TaiYuanShiXiaoDianQuDaZhongBianLiDian under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).
|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.