The U.S. International Trade Commission today ruled that Samsung violated two patents owned by Apple, though it also cleared Samsung of violating four other Apple patents. The patents that Samsung was found to violate pertain to headphone jacks and scrolling behavior on mobile devices. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd infringes on portions of two Apple Inc patents on digital mobile devices, the U.S. International Trade Commission said on Friday.
A key ruling that could result in Samsung products being banned from import into the U.S. is due from the International Trade Commission, while both sides are due in a federal appeals court to argue over a separate injunction.
After President Obama stepped in at the last minute and reversed a U.S. International Trade Commission decision that would have banned sales of the iPhone 4 and iPad 2, Apple will look to turn the tables and shift pressure back to Samsung. Show More Summary
President Obama's administration put the kibosh on an order from the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) which effectively banned select Apple products from being imported to U.S. markets. The Saturday veto came from U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the man tasked with presidential view of the USITC's ruling, who believed......
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) representatives and attorneys are practically on a first-name basis with administrative law judges of the U.S. International Trade Commission, and the company’s lobbyists are likely pretty friendly with commissioners themselves. Show More Summary
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has given Apple new life in its patent claims against Google-owned Motorola Mobility. The court on Wednesday partially vacated a March 2012 U.S. International Trade Commission decision that Motorola did not infringe three touchscreen-related patents held by Apple. Show More Summary
Patent lawsuits sadly never die, they just go into hibernation for a while. FOSS Patents reports that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has just overturned the International Trade Commission’s dismissal of Apple’s patent suit against Motorola that involved two patents dealing with multi-touch technology. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has overturned a U.S. trade commission’s ruling to ban old Apple products due to patent infringement. Reuters reports that the U.S. International Trade Commission had banned the imports and sales of iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 3G and iPad 3 3G this past June. Now Samsung has to turn to [...]
K. William Watson On Saturday, the president vetoed a decision of the U.S. International Trade Commission for the first time in over 25 years. As a result, the United States will not be imposing an import ban on older iPhones despite the ITC’s finding that Apple infringed certain patents owned by Samsung. Show More Summary
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 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
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
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
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
The International Trade Commission's import ban on several models of Apple mobile devices has been blocked.
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 [...]
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
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.
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.