VNUNet: First blood to Lexmark in copyright spat

My spin While this does not bode well for Static Control Components nor consumers all is not lost. On the other hand…while I do support competition and competitive innovation, I have to put myself in Lexmark’s shoes. They have to do all they can to ensure they sustain their business. Selling printers is only a small part of making money – selling ink supplies is the huge larger half.
Preliminary injunction issued against Static Control Components.
Lexmark has won the first round in its controversial legal action accusing printer cartridge remanufacturer Static Control Components (SCC) of infringing its copyright.
The US District Court in the Eastern District of Kentucky issued a preliminary injunction against SCC in support of Lexmark’s suit, which was filed in December last year.

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