Samsung Infringed Apple Text Patent, ITC Judge Rules

Law360, New York (April 5, 2013, 8:07 PM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s smartphones infringe an Apple Inc. patent covering a text selection feature, a U.S. International Trade Commission judge ruled in an amended decision released Thursday.

Administrative Law Judge Thomas B. Pender ruled in October that Samsung's products infringed Apple's patents, a decision that could lead to imports of the products being banned from the U.S. if it is upheld by the full ITC.

The commission asked the judge in January to review his findings with regard to two of the patents because of...
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