The latest ITC filings related to Canon's toner cartridge patent-infringement suit indicate that Canon has succeeded in removing infringing SKUs from the U.S. market. But is the firm's cleaning work done? Image source: Photos.com.
Can Canon Cleanse the U.S. Market of Infringing Toner SKUs?
As most in the industry know, this spring, Canon terminated its patent-infringement lawsuits against various Ninestar affiliates and distributors before the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (see “Canon Officially Announces End of Patent-Infringement Dispute with Ninestar”). Ninestar et al. acknowledged the validity of Canon’s