Apple, Samsung Showdown May Curb Patent Sales Bans

Law360, New York (August 7, 2013, 9:09 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. will try to persuade the Federal Circuit on Friday to block sales of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. smartphones found to infringe its patents, and attorneys say if Apple loses, it will become much more difficult for tech companies to win injunctions in patent cases.

Apple is appealing a California judge's decision not to impose a permanent injunction on the Samsung products that a jury last year found to infringe Apple's patents. The judge ruled that Apple had failed to prove that the infringing features...
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