Obama Administration Disapproves ITC’s Exclusion Order on Apple Products

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On August 3, 2013, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, acting under the authority of President Obama, sent a letter noting his disapproval of the International Trade Commission’s determination to issue an exclusion order in connection with the investigation prompted by Samsung against Apple’s iPhone, effectively ending the investigation.

 

Topics:  Apple, Apple v Samsung, Barack Obama, FRAND, Imports, iPhone, ITC, Mobile Devices, Patents, Public Policy, Samsung, Smartphones, Standards-Essential Patents

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