Category: Patent-Infringement

This Week in Imaging: “Can you turn that printer down?” Security the New ‘Speeds-and-Feeds’

By far, the most interesting news this week was HP’s new home printer, the AMP 100, which features Bluetooth speakers that are used to stream music and sound from any Bluetooth-capable device, prompting one of the folks at HP to tell us, “It’s the first time I’ve ever...

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Epson Said to be Using eBay’s ‘Trusted Status’ to Have Ink Cartridges Removed from Sales Listings

According to the Open Rights Group, Epson is using eBay’s Verified Rights Owner (VeRO) program as an eBay trusted-status seller to have third-party ink cartridges designed for use with Epson inkjet printers removed by alleging that the cartridges infringe on its patents. According to eBay, a global online...

New ‘Patent Troll’ Diversified Observation Files Patent-Infringement Lawsuit Against Konica Minolta

A new “patent troll,” Diversity Observation , has recently emerged and is targeting Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. with a patent-infringement lawsuit involving office copier/MFP technology. “Patent trolls” are typically defined as an entities holding patents but not producing any goods or services. Diversity Observation, which is based...

This Week in Imaging: New Epson Inkjet Factory a Testament to ‘Business Inkjet?” Shoes by HP

You probably missed it (as you were probably flood-watching or preparing for the U.S. Labor Day three-day weekend), but on Friday, Epson Japan held a ceremony for the official opening of its new inkjet-printer factory in the Philippines that it says is needed to meet increased demand for...