HP Resolves Lawsuit With Brazilian Inkjet Distributor
According to AP News and Bloomberg Businessweek, HP announced that it’s ink cartridge patent infringement lawsuit with Rio Branco Ltda., distributor of Maxprint ink cartridges, has been resolved.
The suit was filed with the Brazilian company back in April 2011 and alleged that “HP-compatible inkjet print cartridges were being imported and sold in Brazil that infringed on HP patents,” the article reported.
Maxprint agreed to sell any remaining inventory before December 1, 2012. After that date, the company agreed to stop selling the infringing cartridges. Maxprint also agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of HP’s litigation costs. According to the article, the settlement was amicable. Read more