May 20, 2021
Canon Inc.

Canon requests removal of toner cartridge offered by Premium34 from Amazon Turkey

TOKYO, May 20, 2021—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of a Report Infringement Form with based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 25 of the Turkish portion of Canon's European Patent EP 2 087 407 regarding the cartridge model CE505X, CE255A and CF226A offered by Premium34 under the ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers) B07Z54HCWV, B07K1DP7PL and B07K1G1KCF.

Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective product. This product is compatible with the aforementioned OEM HP cartridge models and provides inter alia a non-OEM coupling member, a non-OEM drum as well as a non-OEM housing.

Filing a Report Infringement Form with Amazon is a service offered by Amazon and does not 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 request and the vendor may object to it.