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How the U.S. Veto Impacts Samsung’s ITC Case

The Obama Administration's veto of a U.S. International Trade Commission ruling to ban some Apple Inc.'s products into the U.S. will likely impact the trade body's decision on a separate case that involves a potential import ban of Samsung's smartphones. The WSJ's Yun-Hee Kim speaks with Mark Summerfield, a patent attorney at Watermark, about what to expect next.

The iPhone 4 row continues: South Korea decries 'protectionist' U.S. government

The government of South Korea has expressed concern over the Obama administration's decision to overturn a ban imposed by the U.S. International Trade Commission on iPhone 4 and cell-equipped iPad 2 models. The South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy denounced the administration's decision as "protectionism," reported Reuters. Show More Summary

US vetoes import ban on Apple over Samsung patent claim

The Obama administration has vetoed a decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission to ban the import of certain Apple products to the U.S. on the grounds they infringed a Samsung Electronics technology patent. In its decisionShow More Summary

Obama Administration Overturns Ban on Sales of Older iPhones

8 months agoMedia / Publishing : eBookNewser

The Obama administration has issued a reprieve to a U.S. International Trade Commission order that banned Apple from selling certain older model iPhones and iPads which violated Samsung Electronics patents. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman wrote to the commission in a letter published on Saturday. Show More Summary

Samsung's market value plummets following US presidential veto

Over the weekend, the Obama administration vetoed the US International Trade Commission's import ban pertaining to older generation iPhones and iPads. The move marked the first time since the 80s that a U.S. President vetoed an ITC ruling. While...Show More Summary

Obama Administration Blocks ITC Ban On iPhone, iPad Models

The International Trade Commission's import ban on several models of Apple mobile devices has been blocked.

This Morning: AAPL Reprieve an ITC Turning Point? BBRY Rising, QCOM Slips

Here are some things going on this morning in your world of tech: Shares of Apple (AAPL) are higher by $2.85, or 0.6%, at $465.39, after the White House on Saturday ordered a “disapproval” of the U.S. International Trade Commission‘s ban on sales in the U.S. by the company of the iPhone 4 and models [...]

Why Obama stopped the ITC from banning Apple’s iPhone 4 and iPad 2

News broke on Saturday that President Obama stepped in and stopped the U.S. International Trade Commission from enforcing a ban it had previously ordered on Apple’s iPhone 4 and iPad 2. Earlier this year, the Commission had found that Apple infringed a Samsung-owned patent in the two devices, and could therefore not sell them in the United States. Show More Summary

Presidential veto in favor of Apple expected to alter future patent litigation strategies

Patent disputes in the U.S. could change significantly, with the International Trade Commission playing a less important role, following a veto from President Barack Obama's administration in the ongoing Apple-Samsung litigation.

Obama stops the iPhone ban – but fails to fix the agency responsible for it

8 months agoTechnology : GigaOM

President Obama stepped in to prevent the International Trade Commission from imposing a ludicrous ban on iPhones and iPods. This was a good move -- too bad, he didn't also take steps to make sure such a mess doesn't happen again.

Apple Product Ban Gets Vetoed by Obama

Early last June, the International Trade Commission issued an import ban on older iPhones and iPads, following a ruling that these devices had infringed upon Samsung’s standards-essential patents. But Apple being Apple, the company was not about to back out … Continue reading ?

Obama Veto Bleeds Samsung Of Over $1B In Market Cap

Over the weekend, President Obama weighed in on the famous Apple vs. Samsung patent disputes by vetoing an import ban proposed by the International Trade Commission that would have prevented Apple from bringing iOS devices older than the iPhone 4S and iPad 3 into the country. An avowed fan of Apple’s products, it was the [...]Show More Summary

Samsung loses $1 billion in market value following Obama’s iPhone ban veto

President Obama on Saturday reversed a sales ban on Apple’s iPhone 4 and iPad 2 that was set to go into effect on Monday. The ban had previously been ordered by the U.S. International Trade Commission, which had determined that Apple’s...Show More Summary

Obama Administration Rejects USITC Decision Blocking Apple Imports

Patentees tend to fare well in proceedings before the US International Trade Commission (USITC). Under Section 337 of the 1930 Tariff Act (as amended), patentees can file a complaint with the agency that alleges importation of infringing products. Unlike ordinary...

President Obama Vetoes ITC Ban On iPhone, iPads; Apple Happy, Samsung Not

President Obama and his administration today issued a veto on an International Trade Commission patent ruling that would have banned the import of some older models of the iPhone and iPad, dealing a blow to Samsung in its ongoing patent...Show More Summary

Obama administration stops ban on sale, import of older Apple devices

The Obama administration Saturday halted a planned ban on the import and sale of older iPhones and Apple tablets that was ordered by the U.S. International Trade Commission. The order would have banned the sale of AT&T versions of the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 3G and iPad 2 3G starting Monday for infringing on a patent held by Apple rival Samsung. Read full article >>

Obama Vetoes Ban On Sale Of Some Apple Products

On Saturday, the Obama administration vetoed a U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) decision to ban the sale and import of several Apple products, most notably the iPhone 4 and iPad 2. According to Ian Sherr of, this takes away from an earlier ruling in favor of tech giant Samsung. Show More Summary

President Obama Vetoes ITC Product Ban On Older Apple iPhones And iPads

The Obama administration has vetoed a product ban on older Apple devices that was proposed by the U.S. International Trade Commission in June. Apple was found guilty of infringing a Samsung wireless patent, and the ITC declared a sales ban on iOS devices older than the iPhone 4S and third-gen iPad. Trade Representative Michael Froman [...]Show More Summary

Obama Administration Vetoes Import Ban on Select Apple Devices

The Obama administration on Saturday slammed the door on a proposed ban of Apple products, vetoing a United States International Trade Commission decision that was initially viewed as an unexpected patent battle victory for Samsung. U.S. Show More Summary

Obama: Apple Can Keep Selling iPhone 4

The Obama administration has vetoed a ban on the import and sale of some older iPhone and iPad models, overturning a decision by the International Trade Commission for the first time since 1987, Politico reports. The ITC issued an import ban and cease-and-desist on sales for some models of the...

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