ITC to investigate HTC complaint against Apple

Wednesday 28 September 2011 | 10:40 CET | News
The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has agreed to investigate a complaint from HTC against Apple. HTC has requested an import ban on Apple devices, alleging they infringe the company's patents. The ITC said it will announced within 45 days when it expects to complete the investigation. HTC first filed the complaint with the ITC in August and amended it in September, based in part on patents it acquired from Google. At the same time it filed a lawsuit in federal court in Delaware. The patents in the ITC case relate to an interface that lets the user add identifiers such as .com or

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Companies: Apple / Google / HTC
Countries: World
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