Canon Obtains Toner-Cartridge Removals from Amazon Canadian Site

Canon Inc. of Tokyo, Japan, continues to seek the removal of authorized “clone” toner cartridges from the Amazon ecommerce website, with the firm announcing on September 9th that it had obtained the removal of the following toner cartridges from Amazon’s Canadian website. While Canon generally targets removal of clone toner cartridges designed for use with HP laser printers, it also announced it had targeted clone ink cartridges sold by Skia.

Tuobo Store

Canon filed an an infringement report with Amazon.ca seeking removal of Amazon.ca listings for certain toner cartridges sold by Tuobo Store.

Canon’s infringement report alleged that model CB540A, CB541A, CB542A and CB543A toner cartridges sold by Tuobo store via Amazon.ca infringed on Canon’s Canadian Patent no. 2,635,791. Canon requested the removal of the corresponding listings for these products, namely, Amazon Standard Identification Number B00JAR2674.

At the time of this announcement, products sold under the above identified listings were no longer available on Amazon.ca.

PayForLess

Canon filed an infringement report with Amazon.ca seeking removal of Amazon.ca listings for certain toner cartridges sold by PayForLess.

Canon’s infringement report alleged that model CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A, CE320A, CE321A, CE322A, CE323A, CF210A, CF210X, CF211A, CF212A, CF213A, CC530A, CC531A, CC532A and CC533A toner cartridges sold by PayForLess via Amazon.ca infringed on Canon’s Canadian Patent no. 2,635,791. Canon requested the removal of the corresponding listings for these products, namely, Amazon Standard Identification Numbers B07Q9HP89L, B07GRZDYWG, B07H3JFBMY, B07L9WHRFT, B07H57XK6H and B07H586ZF4.

At the time of this announcement, products sold under the above identified listings were no longer available on Amazon.ca.

Skia Ink Cartridges

Canon filed an infringement report with Amazon.ca seeking removal of Amazon.ca listings for certain toner cartridges sold by Skia Ink Cartridges.

Canon’s infringement report alleged that model CC530A, CC531A, CC532A, CC533A, CB540A, CB541A, CB542A and CB543A toner cartridges sold by Skia Ink Cartridges via Amazon.ca infringed Canon’s Canadian Patent no. 2,635,791. Canon requested the removal of the corresponding listings for these products, namely, Amazon Standard Identification Numbers B07HKZJKXP, B07HKXJD99, B07HKXSGJS, B07HKVJV6G, B07HKYCPLZ, B07HKVTWGM, B07HKYNQGT and B07HL7Y4CX.

At the time of this announcement, products sold under the above identified listings were no longer available on Amazon.ca.

In all three cases, Canon noted that filing an infringement report with Amazon.ca is a service offered by Amazon and does not constitute an official finding of infringement. The decision to take down a product is in the discretion of Amazon and is based on information provided by Canon.

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