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  • Canon announces conclusion of dispute with Printperfect Ltd.

    TOKYO, November 13, 2017—Canon Inc. and Printperfect Ltd., trading as "Perfect Print", as well as its managing directors agreed to resolve their pending patent dispute by signing a settlement agreement. Printperfect Ltd. inter alia accepted a preliminary injunction (docket no. 4a O 56/17) of the District Court Düsseldorf based on the infringement of the German portion of Canon's European Patent EP 2 087 407 B1 as a final and binding solution between the parties.

    Furthermore, with respect to the English part of EP 2 087 407 B1, Printperfect Ltd. has agreed to refrain from offering, putting into circulation and/or importing and/or owning 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 Great Britain. Further details of the settlement agreement are confidential.