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US court denies Apple's sales ban request against Samsung

Thursday 6 March 2014 | 16:48 CET | News
US District Judge Lucy Kohn in California has denied Apple's court order request to ban more than twenty Samsung smartphones and tablets at issue in the company's first US patent trial in 2012. Apple did not prove irreparable harm, Kohn wrote in the ruling reported by Bloomberg. Apple failed to prove that touchscreen software features "drive consumer demand for Samsung's products," and therefore it would be unfair to block Samsung's products from US markets, the judge said. In court filings, Apple argued that while devices it targeted for the sales ban are no longer sold in the US, it needed

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Companies: Apple / Samsung
Countries: United States
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