“His dissent was heavily redacted and buried in a long official filing,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune. “But everything you need to know about how the U.S. International Trade Commission blew it when it granted Samsung’s request for an import ban on five Apple’s devices — forcing the first Presidential veto of one of its decisions in a quarter century — is contained in the opinion filed by Dean Pinkert, one of the ITC’s six commissioners.”
P.E.D. reports, “Pinkert, a George W. Bush appointee, laid out in careful detail why his fellow commissioners were wrong to order Apple to cease and desist selling those five products — including a version of the iPhone 4 that is still one of the company’s most popular — on the strength of Samsung’s complaint.”
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