Apple Urges ITC To Widen Samsung Import Ban

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 11:32 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. traded fresh blows Wednesday in their epic patent infringement fight, with Apple urging the U.S. International Trade Commission to prohibit additional Samsung smartphones and Samsung arguing that a wider ban would hamstring American consumers.

Apple assured the commission that an exclusion order wouldn't hurt competition in the U.S. and that the ban should actually be broadened to include new and future mobile phones that Samsung is making while the litigation drags on.

Apple said that Samsung has had seven...
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