U.S. ITC delays decision in Apple’s case against Samsung

The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday evening that it needs more time to decide whether Samsung Electronics Co. smartphones should be banned from the U.S. based on a patent-infringement claim brought by Apple Inc.

The U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington said it will announce its decision Aug. 9.

MacDailyNews Take: Justice delayed is justice denied.

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  1. Without proof, yet I already assume that there are important individuals in ITC, who have been benefitted much from the stock price fluctuations of Apple Inc. given all these discouraging patents news.

  2. I give up on Apple ever seeing any justice for any of these patent disputes or the ebook case.

    I have a really hard time digesting the fact Apple is not supported at all by our government, but meanwhile they bend over backwards for scum like Samsung.

  3. This is complete and utter garbage. There was no delay on the ruling to ban the iPhone. AND that decision is widely panned because Samsung did not operate under fair and reasonable licensing rules, trying to overcharge their competitor, Apple. But when Apple has a much more legitimate complaint, they delay it? I think we need a full investigation. I would not be surprised to see illegal gifts from Samsung or somebody working for Samsung going to ITC officials behind closed doors. What other explanation could there be?

  4. As much as I love my country, the U.S. will always push justice aside for cash, even if it means hurting one of their own. Republicans and democrats need to go.

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