TOKYO, May 24, 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 portion of Canon's European Patent EP 1 977 289 ("EP '289") regarding certain models of toner cartridges offered by ShanXiJinYangHuanJingKeJiYouXianGongSi under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).
|Germany||CE320A, CE321A, CE322A, CE323A||B083TGJTND, B08315WHFB, B083WFFR9Y, B083THGZS7, B08315BSQZ, B083WDR1H7, B083TFHRVN, B08315MKBV, B083WDSJM2, B083TM9624, B08315CHBC, B083WF6RDM, B083TBWTX7, B08315Q55B|
|UK||CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A||B082ZPY4PD|
|Italy||CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A, CE320A, CE321A, CE322A, CE323A||B083WDKZJL, B083N19WYZ|
Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products. These products are compatible with the above-identified 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.