Samsung ban: Apple seeks to stop US sales of 8 Samsung phones


A man plays a game on the Samsung galaxy tab 10.1 during a promotional sale at a shop in Phnom Penh last October.



Apple filed paperwork Monday to ban US sales of eight Samsung mobile phones following Samsung's patent infringement conviction last week.

The iPhone maker wants a preliminary ban on US sales pending a final injunction in the case, Reuters reported.

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The request would target Samsung's Galaxy S 4G, Galaxy S2 AT&T, Galaxy S2 Skyrocket, Galaxy S2 T-Mobile, Galaxy S2 Epic 4G, Galaxy S Showcase, Galaxy Prevail and Droid Charge phones, CNet reported.

In its filing, Apple wrote that it's filing the request "to address a portion of the immediate, ongoing irreparable harm that Apple is suffering."

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Last week, a jury in California found Samsung “willfully” infringed on half a dozen patents relating to Apple’s iconic iPhone and iPad.

The nine-person jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple $1.05 billion in damages, but Judge Lucy Koh has the power to triple the amount because the infringements were found to be “willful,” the Washington Post reported.

Samsung has vowed to contest the verdict.

A hearing is set for Sept. 20 to decide whether Apple can file injunctions against the sale of certain Samsung products in the United States, Agence France-Presse reported.