In March 2018, the ITC had announced that it was initiating a patent-infringement investigation on behalf of Canon Inc. against a number of sellers of after-market third-party toner cartridges.
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Epson launched its ReadyInk program in the United States in September 2017, and in August 2018 in the U.K.
This week in Canon Inc.’s continuing battle against third-party toner cartridges designed for use in HP laser printers, it announced a new patent-infringement lawsuit, as well as new injunctions and new Amazon cartridge take-downs.
Counterfeit cartridges are fraudulently labeled to appear to be the HP brand, but in fact are not. Remanufactured, refilled, or new-built cartridges are not fraudulently labeled. However, all of these non-OEM cartridges may infringe on intellectual-property rights and patents.
In a move sure to warm the hearts of HP Inc. and Epson, Katun has announced that it is now selling aftermarket inkjet cartridges for use with business-inkjet printers.
Fresh off a key patent-infringement defeat at the hands of the U.S. International Trade Commission, Canon requested Amazon to remove multiple aftermarket toner cartridges from its Web site.
“We respect (the) IP rights of others and we also request ours to be respected.”
Court ruling is a blow for Canon, as USITC rules against it.
“Our stance from the very beginning of this was that our solution, marketed as SafeDrive, was just that – safe.”
Canon Inc. of Tokyo, Japan, today reported that it’s requested Amazon to remove three third-party toner cartridges listed for sale...
The issue of counterfeit products for sale on the Amazon ecommerce site has long been a problem, and in response,...
This month, Oki Europe launched of a maintenance and automatic consumables-supply service, “Smart Managed Page Services,” which it’s added to its “Shinrai” partner program.
Continuing its legal campaign around the world against sellers of third-party manufactured toner cartridges, in the last several days, Canon...
Currently, customers can only enroll in the program at the time they purchase their printer. However, Canon says it’s working to update the program, presumably to include more options.
According to Print21, third-party after-market toner suppliers have captured 33 percent of monochrome toner shipments worldwide, and about 25 percent...
In response to recent testing in Europe of third-party toner cartridges that revealed the presence of the toxin DecaBDE in...