U.S. Judge Denies Apple Request for Ban on Samsung Devices

A U.S. judge on Monday denied Apple Inc.’s request for a ban on the sale of some Samsung Electronics Co. products in the U.S. market, tempering Apple’s sweeping win in a California court case this summer.

U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh rejected Apple’s request on the grounds that Apple had failed to prove the infringing products harmed iPhone sales enough. She also said the Cupertino, Calif., company failed to prove that the features the jury found Samsung infringed — including some that covered the appearance and design of Apple mobile devices — were enough of a reason consumers bought Apple devices to warrant banning the Samsung ones.

In a separate filing, the judge also denied Samsung’s request to seek a new trial.

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