Samsung Renews Push For Apple Import Ban At Fed. Circ.

By Ryan Davis (August 20, 2013, 6:37 PM EDT) -- With its bid to ban imports of Apple Inc.'s iPhone and iPad stymied by a White House veto, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. asked the Federal Circuit on Monday to revive part of its U.S. International Trade Commission patent suit against Apple.

Samsung cannot appeal U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman's Aug. 3 decision negating the import ban that the ITC ordered on older Apple products found to infringe a standard-essential Samsung patent. Froman ruled that ITC exclusion orders could give owners of such patents "undue leverage." 

However, the ITC found in June when it ordered the ban that Apple did not infringe three other...

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