June 15, 2014
by Elizabeth LaForgia
Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. on Friday agreed to drop their appeals of a patent-infringement case at the US International Trade Commission (ITC) that resulted in an import ban on some older model Samsung phones. Samsung has been seeking to overturn the ban, while Apple was trying to ...[read more]
May 15, 2014
by Julie Deisher
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Wednesday affirmed without comment a US International Trade Commission (ITC) decision finding that Apple did not infringe upon Samsung Electronics patents. The ITC had previously found in June that Apple infringed on a separate Samsung patent, and ...[read more]
October 9, 2013
by Max Slater
US President Barack Obama's administration on Tuesday upheld a decision by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) to ban some Samsung products on the grounds that the products infringed on designs patented by Apple. US Trade Representative Michael Froman declared that the import ban would ...[read more]
October 4, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday held that the International Trade Commission (ITC) erred in finding that Motorola Mobility, a branch of Google did not infringe a Microsoft graphical interface patent. Microsoft originally filed a complaint in 2010 with the ITC against ...[read more]
September 24, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
US International Trade Commission (ITC) Judge Thomas Pender on Monday issued a preliminary ruling holding that HTC infringed on two patents for mobile technology held by Nokia. The patents have to do with receiving and sending signals from mobile telephones and tablets. The full ITC is scheduled ...[read more]
August 10, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The International Trade Commission (ITC) on Friday ruled that Samsung infringed two patents of Apple. The two patents involves the detection of users' finger movements on smartphone touchscreens and the way its plugs detect when other devices have been plugged in. The ITC, however, rejected four ...[read more]
August 8, 2013
by G. Redd
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Wednesday that the International Trade Commission (ITC) erred while reviewing Apple and Google patents related to the iPhone and Android systems. Specifically, the court held that the ITC applied an inappropriate standard of review ...[read more]
August 4, 2013
by Endia Vereen
The Obama administration on Saturday overturned a US trade panel ban on the sale of older iPads and iPhones. In June the US International Trade Commission (ITC) banned the import or sale of AT&T models of the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 3G and iPad 2 3G after finding that the devices violated a ...[read more]
July 13, 2013
by Samuel Franklin
Microsoft Corp filed a lawsuit on Thursday against US Customs officials accusing them of refusing to follow an import ban issued in May 2012 against Google, Inc. by the US International Trade Commission (ITC). The trade agency had issued the ban after deciding that Google Inc.'s Motorola Mobility ...[read more]
June 5, 2013
by Cynthia Miley
The US International Trade Commission (ITC) on Tuesday issued a limited import ban and a cease-and-desist order against Apple for AT&T models of the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 3G and iPad 2 3G after finding the devices violate a patent held by Samsung Electronics. The ruling states that Apple ...[read more]

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