Fed. Circ. Backs Apple's Right To Seek Samsung Injunction

Law360, New York (June 19, 2012, 5:26 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Tuesday cleared the way for Apple Inc. to request a preliminary injunction barring the sale of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. tablets in the U.S., refusing to reconsider its previous decision giving Apple another shot at the ban.

The appeals court denied Samsung's petition that it rehear the case, doubling down on its May 14 decision that a lower court was wrong to deny a preliminary injunction with respect to one of Apple's iPad patents.

The iPad maker maintains Samsung's phones and tablets...
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