ITC sides with Apple, says no violation of Samsung patents
The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled that Apple’s iPhones, iPods, and iPads do not violate four Samsung patents, dealing a blow to Samsung’s legal offensive against Apple and its portable devices.
The ruling (PDF) is preliminary and needs to be approved by the ITC’s full six-member commission.
“We remain confident that the full commission will ultimately reach a final determination that affirms our position that Apple must be held accountable for free-riding on our technological innovations,” Samsung said in a statement. “We are proud of our long history of innovation in the…