“Apple on Monday filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to drop its cross-appeal of California Judge Lucy Koh’s final judgment in its patent trial against Samsung, meaning the company will no longer seek a product ban in that case,” Mikey Campbell reports for AppleInsider.

“With the dismissal, Apple is effectively dropping its pursuit for a permanent injunction against 23 Samsung devices, which the company sought, but did not achieve, in its first California action against Samsung,” Campbell reports. “The cross-appeal was filed after Judge Koh handed down a ruling denying Apple’s renewed motion to ban the Korean company’s products.”

Campbell reports, “Samsung counsel has agreed with Apple’s motion to dismiss and will continue with its own appeal of Judge Koh’s final judgment, which looks for a wholesale reversal of the jury’s findings. ”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Arline M.” for the heads up.]