David Gibbons presents this week's computer printing news:
1. According to a leading attorney, many industry patents are not worth the paper they are written on;
2. One company has found a solution and says they can help remanufacturers to reset up to 95% of all printer cartridge chips;
3. A new business has opened allowing remanufacturers to have a one stop shop for all their toner and parts—all made on site at the one factory;
4. A new machine only needs one person to fill 720 toner cartridges every hour, including cartridges for colour laser printers;
5. New eco-solvent inks combine the benefits of solvent inks and waterbased inks;
6. By the end of 2011 Xerox printers will no longer be made in the US. Instead, they will be manufactured in India;
7. A 10 year ink supply agreement between Collins Ink and Kodak has been broken;
8. A survey by PC Advisor has found that 70% use wireless technology to connect to gadgets other than computers—with printers among favourite devices.
9. Charles Brewer comments on courtroom battles such as the latest between Epson and Ninestar.