Sanford, N.C. – (May 21, 2019)  – Static Control is pleased with the recent decision on May 20, 2019 by the International Trade Commission (ITC) that affirmed Judge Lord’s ruling that Static Control’s products did not infringe the asserted Canon patents. 

As the aftermarket leader in respecting intellectual property, Static Control has always been aware of the importance of understanding the scope of what is and, more importantly, what is not covered by other’s intellectual property. Our continued investment in both engineering and legal resources helps us continue to offer our customers the most IP-savvy products available.

Static Control will continue to defend the aftermarket and remain vigorous in our defense of designs which do not infringe valid claims of OEM patents. We will continue to offer customers a safe alternative to the OEM on the dongle gear cartridges.


For 30 years, Static Control has developed and manufactured the toner, microchips, and components that go inside of printer cartridges from its world headquarters in Sanford, North Carolina, USA. Building upon its reputation as the technology and quality leader of aftermarket imaging systems, Static Control brings new levels of stability to the industry through its finished cartridge offerings. To learn more, visit