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Apple, Samsung both hit by sales ban in Korean patent ruling

Friday 24 August 2012 | 09:21 CET | News
Apple and Samsung must stop selling some smartphones and tablet computers in South Korea and pay damages after a Seoul court ruled they infringed on each other's patents. Apple violated two Samsung patents related to mobile-data transfer technologies, according to the court ruling reported by Bloomberg. Samsung infringed one Apple patent related to a "bounce-back" touchscreen feature, though the company didn't copy the design of the iPhone, the court said. Apple must stop selling the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad 1 and iPad 2, while Samsung must stop selling 12 products including the Galaxy S,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Samsung
Countries: Korea, Republic of
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