Canon announces conclusion of dispute with Craig Maleedy, trading as “cartrite.co.uk”

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Canon Inc. and Craig Maleedy, doing business as “cartrite.co.uk,” agreed to resolve their pending patent dispute by signing a settlement agreement.

Craig Maleedy inter alia accepted a preliminary injunction (docket no. 4a O 9/19) of the District Court Düsseldorf based on the infringement of the German portion of Canon’s European Patent EP 2 087 407 B1 as final and binding between the parties.

Furthermore, Craig Maleedy has agreed to refrain from making, offering, putting into circulation and/or importing and/or possessing laser toner cartridges comprising a drum unit with a certain coupling member for use in various models of HP and/or Canon laser beam printers in all countries where EP 2 087 407 B1 is valid and in force.

Further details of the settlement agreement are confidential.

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