Samsung phone-sale ban denied

Apple loses try for injunction, despite patent-trial win

Posted: December 19, 2012 at 4:30 a.m.

A visitor at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas looks at a Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy S II phone earlier this year. A federal judge Monday rejected Apple Inc.’s demand that Samsung stop selling phones found infringing on Apple patents.

A federal judge late Monday rejected Apple Inc.’s demands that its chief rival in the more than $100 billion global smart-phone market cease selling models a jury recently found illegally used Apple technology.

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Business, Pages 28 on 12/19/2012