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Thinking of Using Third-Party Printer Ink Cartridges? Read This First.
Lexmark International, Inc. that third-party companies could refill toner cartridges originally sold by a printer manufacturer. Lexmark had argued that Impression was violating Lexmark patents by refilling and reselling such cartridges. Neither company ...
If You Buy It, You Own It!HuffPost

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Washington Post

How a Supreme Court ruling on printer cartridges changes what it means to buy almost anything
Washington Post
Companies like Impression make money by buying up old toner cartridges, refilling them with more toner and then selling them at a lower price than what Lexmark charges. Lexmark argued that by refurbishing and reselling its cartridges without permission ...
Supreme Court's Printer Decision Is Good News for Retailers and ConsumersFortune
US Supreme Court Protects Consumers' Right To Refill Ink Cartridges In Precedent-Setting Lexmark vs Impression CaseHot Hardware
Supreme Court to Lexmark: You Can't Lock Ink Cartridges to Stop RefillsExtremeTech
The Verge -New York Times -Supreme Court of the United States -Bloomberg
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Financial Post

Printer makers are fighting to make it illegal for you to refill their cartridges. Yes, it's bonkers.
Financial Post
By This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a patent dispute, Impression Products Inc. v. Lexmark International Inc. Unlike most patent cases, this one directly affects the daily lives of nearly every American. It requires the court to ...
Patents Are A Big Part Of Why We Can't Own Nice Things: the Supreme Court Should Fix ThatEFF
SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC - Supreme Court of the United StatesSupreme Court of the United States

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Chicago Daily Herald

The Supreme Court Just Bolstered Your Right to Repair Stuff
Impression Products wanted to make toner a bit cheaper by refilling Lexmark printer cartridges. Lexmark of course hated that and sued. The fight dragged on for years, and made it all the way to the US Supreme Court. This week, the highest court in the ...
The Supreme Court's ruling on printer cartridges explainedChicago Daily Herald
The US Supreme Court Is Reining in Patent Trolls, Which Is a Win for InnovationHarvard Business Review
Impression Products v. Lexmark: The Patent Exhaustion Doctrine both at Home and AbroadLexology -The Hill -Supreme Court of the United States
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Supreme Court's Decision About Printer Cartridges Could Have Big Consequences
NOEL KING, BYLINE: A Lexmark laser printer costs somewhere in the neighborhood of $400. A Lexmark refill toner cartridge costs about $130. It's not cheap. So there are businesses that have sprung up that take empty Lexmark printer cartridges, refill ...

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Cartridge World - They now have a recycling center for printers, cartridges (111517)
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... refilling instead of totally replacing your ink cartridges every time you run out. Cartridge World strives to serve the community by supporting local charities, as well as recycling ink cartridges so they aren't piling up in a landfill. Cartridge ...

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