PRESS RELEASE: HP Reaches Settlement with Print-Rite
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 1, 2010 -- HP today announced it has reached a settlement agreement with Hong Kong based Print-Rite Holdings Ltd. relating to HP 02 inkjet cartridges. (1)
As part of the settlement, Print-Rite acknowledges that HP’s patents are valid and in effect. In consideration of the parties’ mutual respect for intellectual property, Print-Rite also has agreed to withdraw the products involved in the dispute from the United States and other countries having corresponding patent filings.
“We are pleased with this amicable settlement, which serves as a demonstration of our ongoing commitment to protecting HP’s investments in intellectual property,” said Stephen Nigro, senior vice president, Inkjet and Web Services Business, Imaging and Printing Group, HP.
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In countries outside of the United States, the HP 02 ink cartridge may be known by different product numbers, such as HP 363, 177 or 801.
An example of HP's product packaging for its 02 inkjet ink cartridges.
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(First posted on Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 13:13 EDT)