White House makes surprising Apple-Samsung ruling

wochit technology
August 05, 2013 AT 11:08 AM
For the first time in more than 20 years, the White House squashed a verdict handed down by a top U.S. trade court, a result of an ongoing patent dispute between Samsung and Apple. The move came as a surprise to industry watchers, despite coming only a couple of months after the government set up a task force to "protect innovators from frivilous litigation."