Canon made more removal requests

Canon Made More Removal Requests

Canon Made More Removal Requests

Canon continues filing report infringement forms with Amazon in U.S., Germany, Italy and Mexico, seeking removal of Amazon listings for certain toner cartridges.

Canon made more removal requests

In U.S.

Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model CB540A, CB541A, CB542A, CB543A, CF380X, CF380A, CF381A, CF382A and CF383A toner cartridges sold by Partsmart via infringed Canon’s U.S. Patent No. 8,588,646. Canon requested that Amazon remove Partsmart’s listings for those products, namely, Partsmart’s listings with Amazon Standard Identification Numbers (“ASINs”) B0155MZNRM, B0155MZICW, B0155MZKQQ, B0155MZMJG, B0155MZJKI, B01GOQVNQ8, B01GOQVFWU, B01IW7DGZS, B01IW7CQWW, B01GOQVXKE, B01GOQVDF4, B01IW7DJJG, B01IW7DMZC and B01GOQVIBS.

At the time of this announcement, the above-identified Partsmart’s listings were no longer available on

In Germany

Canon filed report infringement forms with and based on the alleged use of claims 1 and 2 of the German and Italian portion of Canon’s European Patent EP 1 977 289 (“EP ‘289”) regarding certain models of toner cartridges offered by LOSMANN GMBH under the following ASINs (Amazon Standard Identification Numbers).

Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products. These products are compatible with the OEM HP cartridge models and provide inter alia a non-OEM housing and a non-OEM force receiving device according to claim 1 of EP ‘289. Furthermore, they comprise an elastic portion according to claim 2 of EP ‘289.

In Mexico

Canon’s infringement report alleged that claim 65 of Mexican Patent Number 317598 was infringed by certain models CB540A toner cartridge offered by Amaze Brands under the Amazon Standard Identification Number (ASIN) B07K8XVJXW.

After receiving Canon’s Report Infringement Form, Amazon removed the respective product, and at the time of this announcement, the above-identified listing of Amaze Brands was no longer available on

Canon is the most diligent of printer OEMs to scrutinise the online listings of aftermarket printer cartridges, particularly on Amazon.

The iconic imaging leader has yet again, used the infringement reporting service offered by Amazon to see thousands of listings removed in Australia, USA, Canada, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and France.

The “Amazon Reporting Tool” is a service offered by Amazon and does not encompass any official finding of validity or infringement of a patent. Canon says it appreciates the support of Amazon in protecting its intellectual property.



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