The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has found that Apple violated one of Samsung Electronics’ patents, and ordered a ban on sale of some older iPhone maker devices from the US market.
The commission found that Apple violated a Samsung patent, which covers technology used to send information over wireless networks.
Unless vetoed by US President Barack Obama or blocked by an appeals court, the ruling would ban the sales of some iPhones and iPads made to work on AT&T which include the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 3G, iPad 2 3G and iPad 3.
However, the latest Apple products such as the iPhone 5 and the fourth-generation of the iPad are not included in the ban.
Apple and Samsung have been involved in a series of court battles for the past few years on the technologies used in their respective devices.
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