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Obama administration’s decision to stop prevent iPhone and iPad devices in the United States

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The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama today to vote against the ruling had been made ​​by the International Trade Commission to ban the sale of some models of phones iPhone and iPad devices in the United States, because of violation of patents belonging to the Korean company Samsung.

Include devices that were International Trade Commission has issued a decision preventing both “iPhone 3G S” and “iPhone 4” ,”iPad 3G” and “iPad 2G“, and after that it found that Apple violated a patent relating to technology third generation 3G Samsung’s own, and was supposed to ban enters into force starting from August 5 .

The Obama administration justified the intervention to cancel the ban that came after a study of its effects on the competitive conditions of the U.S. economy, and its effects on consumers in the country.

For its part, Apple commended the U.S. administration’s decision to intervene to stop the prevent, said in a statement to AllThingsD that Samsung had misused the patent system in this way. He said Apple spokesman that this is the first time that the American administration intervene to overturn a ruling from the International Trade Commission to prevent a product since 1987.

The two phones “iPhone 4” and “iPad 2G” remain available for sale in the U.S. market, while the other devices covered by the ban has stopped production some time ago.

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