Posts tagged: OEM

Dumping Your Printer is Madness

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 Sep 21, 2011

The following is an open letter to the industry from Charlie Corr, Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Mimeo.com. Charlie spent many years at InfoTrends before moving to Mimeo.com in 2007. Charlie’s message is an important one so we are posting it here in its entirety with his permission.

Several weeks ago the New York Times published an article titled “Dump Your Printer To Escape the Madness.”  The author, Sam Grobart, launched an attack on the “printer-industrial complex” but by the third line stated that “we live in a world where going without a printer can be more trouble than it is worth.”  He is right! That is why there are over 132 million inkjet printers installed in the US, an average of 1.2 per household.[1] Owning a printer is a major convenience and well worth the minimal cost. Read more »

Lexmark Settles Patent Litigation

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 Feb 10, 2011

On February 8, 2011, Lexmark announced that it had reached settlements in connection with the patent litigation pending in the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (Case 10 CV 1:10 CV564) with: Read more »

OEMs Continue to Take a Stand against Patent Infringements

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 Dec 16, 2010

Yesterday Seiko Epson announced it had agreed to settle patent infringement lawsuits with Taiwanese ink cartridge manufacturers ULIX and U-Color. The agreement, which was finalized on December 8, was made after the Taiwanese companies accepted Epson’s claims of settlement fees relating to ink cartridge intellectual property rights. Read the full press release here. Read more »

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