TOKYO, June 1, 2021—Canon Inc. today announced that it filed Report Infringement Forms with Amazon.es and Amazon.co.uk based on the alleged use of claims 1 of the Spanish and UK portions of Canon's European Patent EP 2 137 577 ("EP '577") regarding certain models of toner cartridges offered by Misericordia Cueva Molina under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).
|Spain||CF350A, CF351A, CF352A, CF353A||B00L5HK0IY|
|UK||CF350A, CF351A, CF352A, CF353A||B00L5HK0IY|
Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products. These products are compatible with the respective OEM HP cartridge models and provide inter alia a non-OEM housing, a non-OEM developing roller, as well as a non-OEM coupling member comprising a rotating force receiving portion and a rotating force transmitting portion according to claim 1 of EP '577.
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.