The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has announced [PDF Link] that a final decision in Kodak’s patent infringement case against Apple and BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion will be delayed a week. The decision, which was expected yesterday, will now be handed down on June 30; no reason was given for the delay. In January, ITC Judge Paul Luckern said in his preliminary findings that Apple’s iPhone and RIM’s BlackBerry devices do not violate a Kodak patent covering a common image preview feature, however, those findings are still subject to review by the six-member commission, which will issue its final ruling next week.
ITC delays decision in Kodak vs. Apple, RIM
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