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.
The European Remanufacturing Council (CER) is open for business
The European Commission has asked for a coordinated voice from EU-28 remanufacturing businesses. The Conseil Européen de Remanufacture will represent small and large businesses from all remanufactured product sectors. Register your interest now!
FER warns against engine reman fraud
The Federation of Engine Remanufacturers (FER) has asked the industry to be on the look-out for suspicious engine remanufacturers, after increased fraudulent activity and "sub-standard and unprofessional work".