Canon Announces Resolution of Patent Infringement Dispute
Monday, November 26, 2012
Press release from the issuing company
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., – Canon today announced the resolution of patent infringement disputes with Green Project, Inc. in the International Trade Commission and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, concerning certain toner cartridges and photosensitive drums, including any toner cartridges containing such photosensitive drums, sold for use in Canon or Hewlett Packard laser beam printers.
As a result of the resolution, Green Project, Inc. has stipulated to a Consent Order from the International Trade Commission and a Consent Judgment and Permanent Injunction from the Southern District of New York, which will prohibit Green Project, Inc. from making, using, selling and offering for sale in the U.S., and from importing into the U.S., the toner cartridges and photosensitive drums which Canon accused of infringement, including any toner cartridges containing the accused photosensitive drums. Green Project, Inc. will also make to Canon a payment of an undisclosed sum in connection with the resolution.
Throughout the development, sales and marketing process, Canon respects the intellectual property of other companies and individuals and expects others to similarly respect Canon's intellectual property rights. Canon remains committed to pursuing legal enforcement against those who do not respect Canon's intellectual property.
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