HP Settles Ink Cartridge Patent Dispute With Print-Rite

Law360, New York (April 6, 2010, 6:27 PM EDT) -- Hewlett Packard Co. has announced a settlement with Print-Rite Holdings Ltd., a third-party manufacturer of printer ink cartridges, in an infringement dispute over patents for HP's 02 ink-jet cartridges.

HP said in an April 1 statement that Print-Rite had acknowledged as part of the settlement that the patents were valid, and agreed to withdraw the products at issue from the U.S. and other countries with corresponding patent filings.

Print-Rite, which is based in Hong Kong, manufactures generic ink cartridges for brand-name printers at a lower price...
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