Fed. Circ. Nixes Apple Bid To Reinstate Samsung Phone Ban

Law360, New York (January 31, 2013, 3:38 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Thursday rejected Apple Inc.'s request for an en banc review of an order lifting an injunction on Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s Galaxy Nexus smartphone, leaving intact a decision Apple said makes sales bans too hard to obtain.

A panel of the appeals court ruled in October that a preliminary injunction imposed by a lower court judge could not stand because Apple had not shown there was a "causal nexus" between demand for Samsung's device and the allegedly infringing search feature.

Apple sought...
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