Mobile Phone Cos. Seek Veto Of ITC Ban On Chips

Law360, New York (June 28, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Officials with the mobile phone industry met with the office of President George W. Bush's chief trade advisor on Thursday in an effort to overturn the U.S. International Trade Commission's order banning the importation of phones containing Qualcomm Inc. chips.

Officials from Qualcomm and wireless carriers Sprint Nextel Corp., Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and AT&T Mobility separately met with the Trade Policy Staff Committee of the U.S. Trade Representative to urge Bush's Administration to veto the exclusion order issued by the ITC earlier this month. Officials with...
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