April 13, 2024

Static Control Files for DMCA Exemption

I wrote previously about the lawsuit filed by printer maker Lexmark against Static Control, a maker of toner cartridge remanufacturing parts. Lexmark claims that Static Control is violating the DMCA by making toner cartridges that do what is necessary to work in Lexmark printers.

The Copyright Office has allowed Static Control to file a late request for a DMCA exemption. Here is the request.