06416152 is referenced by 172 patents and cites 10 patents.

An ink cartridge is composed of the body of a container provided with an ink supply port for discharging ink into a print head for housing ink and a lid for sealing the body of the container so that the container can communicate with the air. A semiconductor memory device storing information related to ink is mounted on the surface of the body of the container or the cap and is coated with a removable film.

Title
Ink cartridge for ink-jet printing apparatus
Application Number
9/312065
Publication Number
6416152 (B1)
Application Date
May 13, 1999
Publication Date
July 9, 2002
Inventor
Satoshi Shinada
Nagano
US
Makoto Matsuzaki
Nagano
US
Agent
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
US
Assignee
Seiko Epson Corporation
US
IPC
B41J 29/393
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