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    Canon Requests Removal of Toner Cartridge offered by Best Ink & Toner - Canada from Amazon.ca

    TOKYO, June 11, 2020—Canon Inc. today announced the filing of an infringement report with Amazon.ca seeking removal of an Amazon.ca listing for certain toner cartridges sold by Best Ink & Toner - Canada.
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    Posted on 03-21-2017 09:44 AM

    Posted on Yahoo! Finance, by Jeff John Roberts

    "The Supreme Court is about to hear what sounds like a simple dispute: When can a printer company forbid others from refilling its toner cartridges?

    But this ordinary-sounding patent case carries profound implications for retailers and resellers across the U.S. economy, and has led dozens of scholars, public interest groups, and companies from to Costco to weigh in. ...
    Posted on 03-20-2017 02:13 PM

    https://static.ombe.com/slir/w175/forums/200/rickpics/SuppliesWholesalers-Bldg.jpgMarch 10, 2017 - SW Moves to New 60% Larger Reno Corporate Headquarters…

    Effective immediately please update our address for all payments & correspondence to: 5440 Reno Corporate Drive Reno, NV 89511

    Phone numbers will remain the same. Thank you for your continued support which has allowed us to grow and become the largest toner cartridge importer in America. ...
    Posted on 03-20-2017 02:05 PM

    Posted on The Age, by Tom Cowie and Liam Mannix

    "Cold calling salespeople who bullied a farming couple with one home printer into buying enough ink to last them nearly 1700 years acted illegally, a tribunal has found.

    The Melbourne-based office supplies company has been ordered by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal this week to pay more than $90,000 to the Queensland cattle farmers after it sold them more than 2000 printer ink cartridges. ...
    Posted on 03-20-2017 01:29 PM

    https://static.ombe.com/slir/w200/forums/200/rickpics/inkcenter.jpg CARLSBAD, Calif., March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Retail Inkjet Solutions (RIS) today announced that another store location of the German-based consumer electronics retail chain, Saturn, has recently begun offering the RIS inkjet cartridge refill service. Based on strong sales growth from last year's initial offering at the Saturn location in Wuppertal, Germany, the Saturn Hilden store is now also offering the RIS industry-leading retail refill solution for inkjet cartridges. ...
    Posted on 03-20-2017 09:02 AM

    Recycling Times Media Corporation (RT Media), show organizer of RT Imaging Summit & Expo—2017, claims its Cairo event is full.

    64 exhibitors from Europe, Asia, the sub-continent, Africa as well as the Middle East will exhibit at the show. ...
    Posted on 03-17-2017 12:49 PM

    https://static.ombe.com/slir/w125/forums/200/rickpics/Hatfieldcourthouse.jpgLawsuits Support Epson’s Ongoing Efforts to Protect Intellectual Property and Promote Fair Competition by Marketplace Merchants

    LONG BEACH, Calif. – Dec. 15, 2016 – Epson today announced that Epson America Inc., Epson Portland Inc. and Seiko Epson Corp. filed three patent infringement complaints on Dec. 14, 2016 in the U.S. District Court in Portland, Ore. against HT Tech, Inc. and HT Imaging Inc.; InkJet2U LLC and Worf Corporation; and Shoppers Smart LLC, Houses Investing LLLP and Houses Investing of Florida, Corp. ...
    Posted on 03-16-2017 10:34 AM

    Chicago, Ill. – March 16, 2017 – The Axess Managed Print Services (MPS) Tablet App from Clover Imaging Group (CIG) is now available in app stores to download for both Apple iPads and Android tablets. Axess MPS is a comprehensive, fully integrated suite of software and services designed to help dealers deliver more profitable MPS solutions. The all-new app enhances and supports Axess MPS dealer offerings including mobile mapping abilities and customized marketing materials.
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    Posted on 03-14-2017 11:30 AM

    Investors have voted Egypt to have the leading market potential of all countries in the Middle Eastern and Northern African (MENA) region.

    https://static.ombe.com/slir/w235/forums/200/rickpics/RTM-pr-1.jpg Egypt received 46% of the vote from the investors for the best performing market, followed by UAE with 16%, followed by Pakistan with 13% of the vote.
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    Posted on 03-13-2017 04:48 PM

    Posted on Securing Industry

    "Printer giant Lexmark has been awarded a US patent on a means of uncovering counterfeit ink and toner products.

    The Chinese-owned corporation – based in the US – says that counterfeit printer supplies such as toner bottles are a problem for consumers as they may perform poorly and damage printers, ...
    Posted on 03-13-2017 04:42 PM

    Posted on IDC.com

    "FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 6, 2017 – The worldwide hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market increased 0.6% year over year to 26.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016 (4Q16), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker. The growth was driven by a solid performance in the inkjet and laser markets, which grew 0.6% and 1.6% year over year, respectively. Shipment value also increased to more than $14 billion in the quarter.
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    Posted on 03-10-2017 05:08 PM

    Posted on Lexmark.com

    "Comparative Performance Testing -

    Test Objective


    Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) was commissioned by Lexmark International Inc. (Lexmark) to conduct an independent lab evaluation testing the performance of genuine Lexmark Unison Toner cartridges against third-party toner cartridges in Lexmark MS610 mono laser printers. ...
    Posted on 03-09-2017 09:39 AM

    Mark Bradford to oversee the Unified System and Services (USS) project as Senior Vice President, Business Transformation & Planning; Terry Dixon to assume responsibility as President, Direct Organization

    Ramsey, NJ – March 2, 2017 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions, U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a technology leader focused on smart office solutions, announced today organizational changes with the objective of providing the best-in-class ...
    Posted on 03-09-2017 08:32 AM

    https://static.ombe.com/slir/w235/forums/200/rickpics/axess-mps-tco.gifChicago, Ill. – March 9, 2017 – Clover Imaging Group’s Axess Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) tool eliminates pricing headaches and manual data entries for imaging dealers when implementing Managed Print Services (MPS) programs. ...
    by Posted on 03-06-2017 03:02 PM

    https://static.ombe.com/slir/w90/forums/200/rickpics/MarkHunterCROP.jpgPosted on The Sales Hunter, by Mark Hunter

    "Sure, that sounds great. Providing great customer service is what every company and salesperson feels they need to be doing.

    The sales myth is the more focus that is placed on taking care of existing customers and providing them with great service, the less need there will be to prospect. ...
    Posted on 03-06-2017 02:58 PM

    Posted on The Recycler

    After a Clover order was rescinded recently, a Green Project one has now been removed.

    "The seizure-and-forfeiture order from US Customs and Border Protection was handed out on behalf of the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) last December, with Green Project handed three. The order rescinded referred to the ‘723 HP Inc inkjet GEO from 2011, which was the case referred to in the other order rescinded in 2017. ...
    Posted on 03-06-2017 02:54 PM

    Ontario, Canada – PrintFleet Inc., a global leader in managed print services and supplies automation solutions, announced today that they have partnered with Q2, LLC, a national distributor of compatible imaging supplies, to provide a PrintFleet LINK™ enabled just-in-time supplies fulfilment program for the imaging industry throughout the United States.
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