apple-store.jpgIPNews® – Just before the holidays, Apple’s request for a U.S. ban on Samsung products that infringe its patents was denied by a California federal judge.

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh said that Apple did not prove that the patents Samsung was found to infringe covered features that play a role in a consumer’s decision to purchase a smartphone.  Because Apple was unable to make this connection, Judge Koh said the company had not shown it would be irreparably harmed if Samsung continued to sell the infringing products and therefore she could not issue the permanent injunction. 

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