Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Search
  
Sunday, August 04, 2013
 White House Overrules ITC Trade Ban on Apple iPhones, iPads
You are sending an email that contains the article
and a private message for your recipient(s).
Your Name:
Your e-mail: * Required!
Recipient (e-mail): *
Subject: *
Introductory Message:
HTML/Text
(Photo: Yes/No)
(At the moment, only Text is allowed...)
 
Message Text: The White House on Saturday over turned an U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) decision that would have blocked Apple from importing several older gadgets, including the iPhone 4.

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, an Obama appointee, issued a letter explaining the decision to make such a rare intervention in a trade dispute.

"I have decided to disapprove the USITC's determination to issue an exclusion order and cease and desist order in the investigation," Froman wrote.

Two months ago, the ITC ruled that some older Apple gadgets violated a Samsung patent that covers a method for transmitting data.

In a statement, Apple said, "We applaud the administration for standing up for innovation in this landmark case. Samsung was wrong to abuse the patent system."

Samsung said, "We are disappointed that the U.S. trade representative has decided to set aside the exclusion order issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission. The ITC's decision correctly recognized that Samsung has been negotiating in good faith and that Apple remains unwilling to take a license."
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .