HP Settles Lawsuit Against Ink Cartridge Recycler

Law360, New York (June 7, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Ink cartridge recycler LaserCycle Inc. has paid an undisclosed sum to settle a patent-infringement lawsuit brought by Hewlett-Packard Co.

Under the terms of the settlement agreement, the company has also agreed to refill cartridges with inks that are not covered by Hewlett-Packard patents.

Hewlett-Packard had sued InkCycle in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, alleging that the company's ink violates three HP patents.

HP claimed the company infringed three patents: Nos. 5,165,968; 5,428,383 and 5,488,402. The first concerns fast-drying ink that works well...
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