Apple Loses Bid For Permanent Ban On Samsung Devices

Law360, New York (December 18, 2012, 3:46 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday refused Apple Inc.'s bid for a U.S. sales ban on several Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. smartphones found to infringe the company's patents and trade dress, saying Apple failed to establish that certain protected features of the iPhone drove consumer demand for its products.

Apple sought a permanent injunction that would have pulled from store shelves 26 Samsung products and future products that incorporate the protected features. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh said Apple was unable to link the harms the...
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Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. et al


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5:11-cv-01846

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Patent

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Lucy H. Koh

Date Filed

April 15, 2011

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