Apple Wants Full Fed. Circ. To Eye Ban Bid In Samsung Row

Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 4:10 PM EST) -- Apple Inc. on Wednesday asked for the full Federal Circuit to hear its appeal of a California federal judge’s denial of a permanent U.S. sales ban of several Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. smartphones found to infringe Apple’s patents, in order to eliminate uncertainty surrounding such bans.

In an unusual move, Apple petitioned the appeals court for an en banc review of the denial of a permanent injunction against Samsung without having a panel decision first, noting that the Federal Circuit has previously granted an initial en...
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