The US wouldn't uphold a ban on the import of some older versions of Apple iPhone and iPad, but it had no such qualms about banning some older Samsung Android smartphones and tablets from the US market.
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The Obama administration vetoes a ban handed down by the U.S. International Trade Commission following a patent infringement battle with Samsung.
The iPhone and iPad maker says it will suffer "irreparable harm" if its request for a stay on a ban of older tablet and smartphone sales is not granted.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has issued a limited import ban on some Apple products after ruling the iPhone and iPad maker violated a Samsung patent.
The Korean firm has folded Apple's flagship smartphone into an existing lawsuit covering iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices. Meanwhile, a judge has lifted a temporary ban on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, as a jury found it was not infringing on Apple's patents.
Apple won a major case against Samsung, but all may not be rosy for Apple as patents that HTC owns are holding strong at the moment. Apple screwed up HTC's EVO 4G LTE launch and now HTC may return the favor with the new iPhone.
Google's newly acquired phone making unit is to sue Apple (again) for patent infringement. Another ruling is expected this week: is the tide turning on Apple?
The ITC is to revisit Motorola's initial win over Apple in a patent infringement case that could ultimately see Apple's products banned from import to the United States.
Apple was forced to remove several iOS devices from sale on its German online store on Thursday as a result of its patent battles with Motorola.The iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and 3G iPads are currently not available from the company's web store in Germany following a ruling in favour of Motorola relating to FRAND-pledged patents declared essential to 3G standards.
Apple has lost the first round of its quest to ban Motorola Android devices from the United States, after the US International Trade Commission found Motorola was not infringing on three Apple patents.The iPhone and iPad maker can still appeal against the ITC's initial determination but for now Motorola — in the process of being acquired by Android lead Google — is the winning side.
An Italian court has dashed Samsung's hopes of getting a preliminary injunction issued against the iPhone 4S in Italy in the latest twist of the ongoing patent battles between the two companies.According to ANSA.
Samsung has lost its court battle for a sales injunction on Apple's iPhone 4S in Italy. But Apple is not entirely out of the woods yet, with many other cases pending.
Samsung is pushing for the court case that could see the ban of sales of the iPhone 4S in Australia to be heard as soon as possible, while Apple seeks to delay the case.
A caller ID patent holder is suing Apple for alleged infringement of two core patents, and is asking a court to ban iPhone sales in the U.S.
A German court has imposed a preliminary injunction on Apple's 3G-enabled iOS devices across Europe for infringing a Motorola-held patent.
Samsung's bid to halt the sales of Apple's iPhone 4S in France has failed. One case down, another case in Italy to go, as the global, on-going patent dispute spreads.
An Australian court will hear Samsung's case to ban sales of Apple's iPhone 4S in the country in March, as part of an ongoing global patent dispute.
Korean handset giant reportedly drops legal case to ban iPhone 4S sales in home country, but no official word yet on other efforts to push for ban elsewhere worldwide.
Samsung is reportedly backtracking on a legal case which seeks an iPhone 4S ban in its home country of South Korea, while other worldwide cases continue.
A regional court has temporarily banned Apple from marketing or supplying iPhones and iPads in Germany, following a suit brought about by Motorola.A Mannheim judge issued the default judgement on Friday, after Apple failed to defend itself against Motorola's claims.
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