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Japan electronics Brother ordered to pay damages by Tokyo court for ink cartridge antitrust suit

By Toko Sekiguchi
  • 01 Oct 2021 04:35
  • 01 Oct 2021 04:35
Japanese electronics maker Brother Industries was ordered to pay damages by the Tokyo District Court for designing their printers to be incompatible with third-party ink cartridges, a violation of Japan’s antimonopoly law.
The court ordered Brother to pay 1.5 million yen ($13,500) to the Osaka-based electronics equipment maker Elecom yesterday

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Toko Sekiguchi

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Toko is a senior correspondent in Tokyo covering antitrust, anti-bribery & corruption, financial services and regulatory issues in Japan. Before joining MLex, she has worked as a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones News, Bloomberg News and Time Magazine.

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