[JURIST] A judge for the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on Friday issued a preliminary ruling [text; PDF] against Samsung in their complaint that mobile phones and tablet computers imported by Apple [corporate websites] infringed on four Samsung patents. The patents in this case covered narrow data processing and user input methods. Samsung asked that the ITC block the import of the devices they claim infringe on their patents. In addition to finding no infringement, the ruling also found no...

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