News: USA - Lexmark loses verdict in toner-cartridge remanufacturing patent case
Lexmark International lost a court battle when a jury ruled that it failed to prove that Static Control Components induced toner-cartridge remanufacturers to violate Lexmark patents.
Monday, 25th June 2007
Topix.net reports that Lexmark had alleged that Static Control, by making a chip that bypassed a Lexmark patent-enforcement mechanism, had encouraged some of its customers to directly infringe on Lexmark's patents.
Closing the loop on the circular economy
Nabil Nasr discusses the role of remanufacturing in the Circular Economy as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's publication: "A New Dynamic 2: Effective Systems In a Circular Economy"
20 m litres of leftover paint: UK MPs call on government to support solutions
On Tuesday in Parliament, MPs had a lively debate surrounding how to create a circular economy for leftover decorative paint in the UK. Sponsored by Angela Smith MP, the debate focused on the British Coatings Federation’s (BCF) PaintCare programme.
CER to open SPARK Workshop on Circular Economy
David Fitzsimons, in his capacity as director of the European Remanufacturing Council (CER), will be opening a SPARK workshop event in Cardiff on 28th March.