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Bloomberg: Apple Avoids Import Ban After Winning Motorola Patent Case
/ April 23, 2013 11:10 am

appleBloomberg reports that Apple avoided an order that could have impeded imports of the iPhone 4 into the U.S. after convincing a U.S. trade agency to invalidate a patent owned by Google’s Motorola Mobility unit over a phone sensor. The U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington upheld a judge’s findings that the Motorola Mobility patent is invalid. Rodney Sweetland, a patent lawyer with Duane Morris in Washington who specializes in ITC cases said, “This is not a surprise because the commission has heretofore not found a violation by Apple in any case as to any claim in any patent.”  Read more

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