Canon press launch:
Canon U.S.A., Inc. Wins Trial In opposition to eBay Counterfeiters
MELVILLE, NY, January 10, 2020 – Canon USA, Inc. and its mother or father firm, Canon Inc. of Japan, are happy to announce that the businesses have gained a lawsuit involving the unauthorized and infringing use of the Canon emblems and the sale unlawful infringement of “Canon” merchandise towards two defendants. earlier than the US District Court docket for the Japanese District of Pennsylvania. Justice C. Darnell Jones II rendered a judgment on closing consent on December 12, 2019 prohibiting the defendants from infringing and infringing the dear Canon manufacturers. As a part of the decision, the defendants additionally paid a big sum to Canon for his or her unlawful actions.
The lawsuit towards Joey Fang and Kyung "Kay" Kwak outcomes from Canon's investigation into defendants' distribution of counterfeit Canon digicam batteries on eBay, and is a part of ongoing efforts to guard the well being and security of Canon customers from counterfeit merchandise. The criticism, filed on October 16, 2019, alleged that unfair competitors from defendants and the misuse of Canon's emblems to mislead the general public as to the source and authenticity of the emblems of Canon may endanger the protection of Canon customers and hurt Canon's enterprise. and repute. The Canon corporations are represented by Mark Schonfeld of Burns & Levinson LLP of Boston, MA and Teri M. Sherman of Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg LLP of Philadelphia, PA.
Canon is actively pursuing counterfeiters in the USA and world wide to guard clients from spurious and probably harmful merchandise that illegally use the Canon title, in addition to to guard the worth, repute, belief and loyalty that the Canon model has acquired over the many years produce prime quality, protected and dependable merchandise.