US trade tribunal bans Apple from importing Watches for sale because of patent infringement issue


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The US International Trade Commission has issued an order that could potentially prevent Apple from importing its Apple Watches into the United States. This action comes after the ITC determined that the devices infringe upon the patent rights of medical technology company Masimo related to light-based technology for reading blood-oxygen levels. The ruling, which upholds a decision made by a judge in January, does not have an immediate impact, as it is subject to presidential review and could also face potential appeals in the legal process. The situation may evolve as it undergoes further review and legal proceedings. President Joe...