Canon Requests Removal of More Clone Toner Cartridges from Amazon

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Canon Inc. of Tokyo, Japan, today announced that it has filed three  Report Infringement Forms with Amazon UK. Canon requested the take-down of these three clone third-party toner cartridges based on:

  • The alleged use of claim 1 and 25 of the UK portion of Canon’s European Patent EP 2 087 407 regarding the cartridge model “CF280X” offered by N&J Inkjet Ltd. under the ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number) B00LVSWTRM. Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective product. This product is compatible with HP toner-cartridge model CF280X and provides inter alia a non-OEM coupling member, a non-OEM drum as well as a non-OEM housing.
  • The alleged use of claim 1 and 25 of the UK portion of Canon’s European Patent EP 2 087 407 regarding the toner-cartridge model “CF280X” offered by SUPERLAPTOP CO., LIMITED under the ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number) B01FO0EBGO. Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective product. This product is compatible with HP toner-cartridge model CF280X and provides inter alia a non-OEM coupling member, a non-OEM drum as well as a non-OEM housing.
  • The alleged use of claim 1 and 25 of the UK portion of Canon’s European Patent EP 2 087 407 regarding the toner-cartridge model “CF280X” offered by PRINKTONER LTD under the ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number) B079DXVW13. Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective product. This product is compatible with HP toner-cartridge model CF280X and provides inter alia a non-OEM coupling member, a non-OEM drum as well as a non-OEM housing.

Canon noted that 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 vendors about the takedown requests and the vendors may object to it.

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