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Samsung's older phones banned in Apple patent dispute

2016-01-20 01:46 by
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A US court has recently ordered that Samsung should stop selling its older smartphones that infringe on three Apple patents. The patents in question include the 'slide to unlock' patent, one for predictive text, and another 'autocorrect' patent.

The smartphones covered under the order have already largely vanished from the market. Among them are Samsung's Admire, Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S II, Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch, Galaxy S II Skyrocket, Galaxy S III, and Stratosphere products.

Samsung has to stop making, using, selling, developing or designing software or code that helps its products infringe on those patents. The company expressed its disappointment in a statement.

"While this will not impact American consumers, it is another example of Apple abusing the judicial system to create bad legal precedent which can harm consumer choice for generations to come".

Tech companies, including Google and Facebook, expressed support for Samsung by filing a supporting brief asking the Supreme Court to hear Samsung's appeal in the dispute.

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