ITC Judge Rules That Apple Didn’t Violate Samsung’s Patents

The patent wars continue on as Apple and Samsung are in the middle of multiple disputes in numerous countries. The International Trade Commission has one on their desk as Samsung is suing Apple for infringing on four of their patents. In the preliminary ruling on Friday, Judge James Gildea ruled that Apple didn’t infringe on any of Samsung’s patents.

The ruling is not final until the commission decides whether or not to agree with their judge. That decision should come some time in January. Before that decision is made, the International Trade Commission will also decide if Samsung copied Apple’s iPhones and iPads, sound familiar. These patent wars have been going on since 2010, and with more cases coming up and appeals yet to be resolved, who knows when or if they will end.

Source: Reuters

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