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Patent Wars – Samsung Mobile Gets the boot in USA on some Obsolete Models

Samsung Galaxy Booted Out in USAIn early August, the U.S. International Trade commission ruled that Samsung infringed upon patents 7,479,949 and 7,912,501. The former relates to multi-touch detection on touch screen displays, and the latter applies to the phone detecting when a headphone / headset is plugged into the jack. Samsung argued that the ban should be overturned but failed to convince the administration. In reference to the import ban, U.S. Trade representative Michael Froman stated,

After carefully weighing policy considerations, including the impact on consumers and competition, advice from agencies, and information from interested parties, I have decided to allow

The banned devices are Samsung’s Galaxy S, S II, and Ace models. In Q2 2013, those models Continue reading Patent Wars – Samsung Mobile Gets the boot in USA on some Obsolete Models