[JURIST] Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. [corporate websites] on Friday agreed to drop their appeals of a patent-infringement case at the US International Trade Commission (ITC) [official website] that resulted in an import ban on some older model Samsung phones. Samsung has been seeking to overturn the ban, while Apple was trying to revive other patent claims it had lost. The import ban will remain in effect, according to a filing with the US Court of Appeals for the...

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