HP declares legal war on makers of alternative printer cartridges
Report from ZD Net
"HP has upped the ante in its fight against producers of cheap replacement ink cartridges in Poland. The tech giant has reached settlements with two such producers and is suing a third saying it is infringing on HP's patents.
HP has started its legal offensive a couple of months ago, in a move that mirrors legal actions taken by the company in Spain last year. "The development and taking to market of innovating products is the core business of HP," the company said in a statement. "We have to take legal steps to defend our original technology." HP claims alternative replacement cartridges made by the companies violate one of its patents covering loading cartridges into printers..." [Read more at zdnet.com