Canon USA got an early Christmas present today in the form of a class-action lawsuit (Finnigan et al v. Canon USA, Inc.) over the recent ransomware attack and data breach, which (according to Canon) affected current and former employees. Canon disclosed some details about the incident back in November: [Read more…]
It’s been quite some time since we’ve had an update on the lawsuits Canon USA brought against Get It Digital, LLC and F&E Trading, LLC over their gray market sales of Canon DSLRs. Finally, we’re starting to get somewhere with one case dismissed (likely due to a settlement) and one case in the depths of discovery, grinding toward trial. [Read more…]
It’s been quite some time since I reported an update in Canon USA’s attack on gray market retailers. A few things have happened since then, including the dismissal of Canon’s case against the ebay seller Get It Digital.
If you aren’t up to speed on the Canon USA v. Gray Market Retailer cases, check out the primer here, which includes a list of links to all the subsequent updates.
Now, before we all get too happy about Canon’s case against “Get It Digital” being dismissed and the free-flow of cheaper gray market cameras in the US, let’s read between the lines for a better idea of what really happened. [Read more…]
For today (3/28/16) only, you can get 10 packs of Canon 4 x 6 photo paper for $5 direct from Canon USA. Here’s how to do it: [Read more…]
In the ongoing saga of Canon’s attempt to shut down a couple of high profile gray market retailers, the Get It Digital lawsuit moves into the discovery phase, while F&E Trading files a Motion to Dismiss for one of the parties that Canon is after. [Read more…]
Canon USA filed an Amended Complaint last week against F & E Trading, LLC (aka Big Value, Inc., Electronics Valley and others) in its ongoing battle against gray market retailers who are undercutting the market in the US on DSLR sales. I have obtained a copy and embedded it at the bottom of this post for those who want to read the fine print. [Read more…]
Canon USA filed a pair of lawsuits in October against Get It Digital, LLC and several other widely-known gray market retailers in a effort to force them to stop selling gray market Canon cameras and other products in the United States.
I obtained copies of the complaints and exhibits late last week and have reviewed the allegations made and evidence cited within. [Read more…]
Now through October 12, the Canon USA online store has its selection of refurbished lenses and Speedlites for 15% off. Check it out here on Canon’s website.