Los Angeles Business Journal

ITC Rules for Samsung, Bans iPhone 4 Imports

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The International Trade Commission on Tuesday issued a ban on imports of Apple's iPhone 4 and an iPad 2 model, after finding the devices violate a patent held by South Korean rival Samsung Electronics, the Associated Press and Bloomberg BusinessWeek report. President Barack Obama, usually a foe of import bans on the basis of the type of patent, has 60 days to invalidate the order.