HP Ink Cartridge’s “Smart Chip”
According to the settlement terms, class members are eligible to receive coupons in the following amounts:
- Class members in the Ciolino v. Hewlett-Packard Co. case may receive $5 coupons;
- Class members in the Rich v. Hewlett-Packard Co. case may receive $2 coupons; and
- Class members in the Blennis v. Hewlett-Packard Co. case may receive $6 coupons.
In addition, HP agreed to make changes to its marketing materials, such as explaining on its website that the “low on ink” messages are based on “estimated ink levels” and “actual ink levels may vary.”
(In Re HP Inkjet Printer Litigation, Case No. 05-cv-03580, N. D. CA.).
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