Items tagged with Michael-Froman

Back in June, Samsung won an injunction against Apple, as the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled that some Apple devices infringed on some Samsung patents. Specifically, the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPad 3G, and iPad 2 3G all carried the offending technologies, and it seemed that Samsung was poised to win a battle in the ongoing patent war with Apple. The victory is not to be. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman vetoed the ban over concerns that it would give patent holders (i.e., Samsung) undue leverage and perhaps even harm consumers and hamstring competition in the market, reported the Wall Street Journal. U.S. ITC building It appears that the issue boiled down to... Read more...