Canon Obtains Nearly 100 Amazon Toner Take-Downs

In its campaign to remove unauthorized third-party toner cartridges designed for use with HP laser printers from the Amazon ecommerce website, Canon Inc. of Tokyo, Japan, announced that it had obtained numerous take-downs from the site.

Quicktoner

Canon announced it had filed an infringement report with Amazon.com seeking removal of Amazon.com listings for certain toner cartridges sold by Quicktoner for use with HP laser printers.

Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model HP 126A toner cartridges sold by Quicktoner via Amazon.com infringed on Canon’s U.S. Patent No. 8,688,008.

Canon requested that Amazon remove Quicktoner listings for those products, namely Amazon Standard Identification Numbers (“ASINs”) B07588JV9C, B07SFV3ZT4, B07589GC24, B0758B1X73, B0758BLPC9, B07589J7YP, B0758BXNJR, B07587W7BX, B07589CZPJ, B07588NP7J, B07589NL98, B0758C1Q5M, B0758C15LM, B0758BVF45, B0758BJY66, B07589ZT7M, B07589Z6QS, B07589WTQM, B07589WT5W, B07589W2DT, B07589Q2LY, B07589Q2LC, B07589P8Y1, B07589NV8R, B07589K4DQ, B07589GYHM, B07589G5T3, B07589FDST, B07589CWLF, B07589BKR9, B075897NH3, B075897NH1, B0758972NF, B07588QL2Q, B07588P21X, B07588MM8X, B07587WNZN, B07587L1KJ, B07587KS3S, B07587KQLS, B07587KQ3B, B075864PVY, B07589XYD8, B0758B76F3 and B0758B2P8Q.

At the time of this announcement, these Quicktoner listings were no longer available on Amazon.com.

ZUZG Store

Canon announced it had filed an infringement report with Amazon.com seeking removal of Amazon.com listings for certain toner cartridges sold by ZUZG STORE for use in HP laser printers.

Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model HP 126A toner cartridges sold by ZUZG STORE via Amazon.com infringed on Canon’s U.S. Patent No. 8,688,008.

Canon requested that Amazon remove ZUZG STORE listings for those products, namely Amazon Standard Identification Numbers (“ASINs”) B07WW1KKT2, B07WX2CL65, B07WX1WZFF, B07WX1D93F, B07WWZW4RN, B07WWZPRTS, B07WWZNZD1, B07WWYZ49Y, B07WWYTF2M, B07WWYS731, B07WWYQNH8, B07WWYHY15, B07WWY518W, B07WWWMGFD, B07WW1M2GB, B07WW1LKH7, B07WW1L618, B07WW1KKT3, B07WW1KFS3, B07WW1KFKG, B07WW1J7XJ, B07WW1J7XH, B07WW1HKWY, B07WW1GK7K, B07WSXGG5M, B07WSXFZ69, B07WSXFPFQ, B07WSXF9YG, B07WSXF59S, B07WSXDCR3, B07WSXDB9T, B07WSXBT7Y, B07WRS8PXG, B07WRS8BTW, B07WRS893W, B07WRS88ZD, B07WRS7ZY5, B07WRS7VJ6, B07WNXP6ST, B07WNXP1PR, B07WNXNW4P, B07WNXNN4Q, B07WNXN1VK, B07WNXMDW6 and B07WX19YZF.

At the time of this announcement, these ZUZG STORE listings were no longer available on Amazon.com.

Inkolution

Canon announced it had filed of an infringement report with Amazon.ca seeking removal of an Amazon.ca listing for certain toner cartridges sold by Inkolution.

Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model CB540A, CB541A, CB542A and CB543A toner cartridges sold by Inkolution 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 B07J1VYFW5, B07J1QNMNN, B07J1TLP4C and B07J1W6JGH.

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

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 decision to take down a product is in the discretion of Amazon and is based on information provided by Canon.

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