ITC Extends Deadline For Apple, HTC Patent Ruling

Law360, New York (December 14, 2011, 2:10 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission is pushing to next week its deadline to complete its investigation in Apple Inc.'s suit against HTC Corp. over patents covering wireless communication technology used in smartphones, the ITC said Tuesday.

The agency said in a notice that it would extend the target date for completion of its review of an administrative law judge's initial findings until Dec. 19. The commission had originally planned to issue a ruling Wednesday.

Peg O'Laughlin, public affairs officer for the ITC, said Wednesday that the...
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