Apple won a victory over Samsung in a Japanese district court Thursday that will allow it to continue to sell iPads and iPhones in that country. Samsung tried to block the sale of the Apple devices in Japan because it said they stepped on some data transfer patents that the company owned. Tokyo District Court Judge Ichiro Otaka, however, refused to approve the injunction because Samsung failed to “sincerely” negotiate with Apple to iron out the dispute between the companies.
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Judge Nixes Samsung’s Request to Ban Apple Devices in Japan
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