Newly accepted submitter squish18 writes “All Things D reports that Apple has won an injunction banning the import of some HTC phones starting in April 2012. The ruling by the ITC stems from two claims of the ‘647 patent concerning software used to enter personal data in mobile devices. It is interesting to note that the ITC has also reversed previous rulings regarding regarding infringement of two other ‘647 claims, as well as patent ‘263 claims.”
It looks like Apple’s victory is relatively minor. They lost claims on all patents except for one, and HTC/Google can work on implementing similar functionality in a non-infringing way.
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Apple Wins Injunction Banning Import of HTC Devices