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Canon Prevails in Toner Cartridge Patent Infringement Case

Oct. 4, 2019, 7:20 PM

Canon Inc. prevailed in its lawsuit in a California federal court against a company that allegedly infringed seven of the printer and copier giant’s patents related to toner cartridges.

Canon last month sought a default judgment and permanent injunction against Ontario, Calif.-based V4INK, which was accused of selling several toner cartridges that infringe Canon’s intellectual property, including a new and improved design for a laser beam printer cartridge. It sold the off-brand items as “lower-priced substitutes for Canon-made” cartridges.

Judge Andre Birotte Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted the plaintiff’s motion Oct....

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