Court overturns ban on US sales of Galaxy Nexus

The US Court of Appeals has overturned a ban on sales of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus phone, marking a defeat for Apple in the ongoing patent dispute between the companies.

12th October, 2012
Court overturns ban on US sales of Galaxy Nexus
Galaxy Nexus

The US Court of Appeals has overturned a ban on sales of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus phone, marking a defeat for Apple in the ongoing patent dispute between the companies.

It said the district court in California, which had issued the ban in June, had "abused its discretion in entering an injunction".

Samsung said the ruling "confirms that the role of patent law is to protect innovation and not to unreasonably stifle competition and restrict consumer...

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