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Obama Administration – iPad And iPhones Ban Overturn

Obama Administration – iPad And iPhones Ban Overturn

Posted on 04 Aug 2013 at 4:13pm

The Obama administration has overturned a U.S. trade panel’s ban on the sale of some older iPhones and iPads, reversing a ruling that had favored Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over Apple Inc in their long-running patent battles. The U.S. International Trade Commission in June banned the import or sale of the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 3G and iPad 2 3G distributed by AT&T Inc, saying the devices infringed a patent owned by the South Korean electronics giant.

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on Saturday vetoed the ban, saying his decision was in part…