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Samsung could see some Galaxy-branded products slapped with US sales ban

Samsung could fan US sales ban on some of their Galaxy products

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Apr 8, 2013 5:31 am

The on-going war between Samsung and Apple has hit an interesting point, with Apple looking to jump out in the lead once again. Judge Thomas Pender from the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled that Samsung devices infringe on a text selection patent owned by Apple.

 

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This is a feature that is available on the iPhone and iPad, with another claim from Apple that is seeking an injunction against Samsung's use of a patented technology for detecting microphones when they are inserted into the headphone jack, which has been rejected. The first claim, of which can be appealed, could see Samsung slapped with a sales ban in the US for most of their smartphones and tablets.

 

The final decision should arrive in August, but we don't know if Samsung could avoid the import ban through a software update - something that could easily be done between now and then.

NEWS SOURCES:Androidauthority.com

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