logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

ITC Rules In Favor Of Apple In HTC Patent Litigation

The U.S. International Trade Commission, in a notice, said it has terminated an investigation against Apple Inc. (AAPL), stating that the Smartphone maker did not infringe patented technology held by Taiwan-based mobile handset maker HTC Corp.(HTCXF.PK).

The commission instituted this investigation on June 17, 2010, based on a complaint filed by HTC.

The complaint alleged violations of the Tariff Act of 1930 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and sale within the United States after importation of certain portable electronic devices and related software by reason of infringement of various claims of certain patents.

On October 17, 2011, an administrative law judge issued a final initial determination, finding no violation of section 337 by Apple.

"Having examined the record of this investigation, including the administrative law judge's final initial determination, the Commission has determined that there is no violation of section 337," ITC said in its ruling.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Shares of Glencore International Plc. declined around 6 percent in London trading after the Commodities trader reported Wednesday wider pre-tax loss in its first half with weak revenues, amid lower commodity prices. Attributable net loss, however, narrowed from last year. Shares of WPP Group Plc. were gaining around 6 percent in the morning trading on London after the advertising giant reported Wednesday positive current trading and expectations for increased results. This was after reporting higher headline profit and increased revenues in its first half, even as reported profit declined from last year. The company also announced a significant dividend growth. Athletic clothing company Under Armour has ended sponsorship of a female hunter after a video that showed her husband killing a bear caused an outrage. Sponsorship of Sarah Bowmar, the wife and hunting companion of US hunter Josh Bowmar, was dropped by Under Armor following the negative response to...
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT