Dutch manufacturer wins court case against HP

Tom Wright
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Dutch manufacturer wins court case against HP

HP claimed Dutch manufacturer had infringed patent by selling cartridges compatible with its printers, but lost in court for a third time

HP has lost a long-running court battle with a Dutch manufacturer of third-party print supplies. The vendor had claimed that supplier 123inkt.nl infringed patents related to memory chips found in print cartridges. According to a post on 123inkt.nl's website, HP accused the Dutch firm of producing cartridges that had too many similarities to the vendor's own, in 2014. 123inkt.nl said it believed HP's patents were invalid and designed to obtain a monopoly on the print supplies market, which...

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