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The U.S. International Trade Commission launched a probe this week into allegations that a Taiwanese mobile handset maker infringed on Nokia patents
A decision this week by the U.S. International Trade Commission could result in a United States import ban of Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad 2 3G due to violations of Samsung patents.
Nokia succeeded this week in convincing an Amsterdam court to block STMicroelectronics from supplying HTC with the microphone used in its recently launched HTC One smartphone.
Federal judge Lucy Koh has cut Apple's $1 billion patent damages award against Samsung by $450 million because the jury had incorrectly calculated damages for 14 mobile Samsung products, Reuters reported.
The smartphone market is beginning to resemble the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. An Alcatel-Lucent unit began shooting this week at Apple and LG Electronics over smartphone patent infringement, while Apple was loading more ammunition into its legal guns aimed at Samsung and Samsung was taking cover from Ericsson.
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung claiming that some of the vendor's smartphones along with its GalaxyTab tablets infringe on Apple's patents and