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Samsung loses case for Apple sales ban in Korea

Thursday 12 December 2013 | 09:09 CET | News
Samsung Electronics lost its bid to ban sales of Apple's older iPhone and iPad devices in South Korea, as a court dismissed a lawsuit claiming the US firm had infringed three of Samsung's mobile patents. A judge at the Seoul Central District Court said Apple products such as the iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and iPad 2 did not violate Samsung patents on short message display methods and messaging grouping features, Reuters reports. The court ruled against a sale ban on the products and threw out Samsung's claim for KRW 100 million in damages.

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