U.S. Trade Rep overturns ban on sales of certain Apple iPads and iPhones

WASHINGTON Sat Aug 3, 2013 3:17pm EDT

WASHINGTON Aug 3 (Reuters) - Apple Inc may continue to import and sell certain older iPads and iPhones made to use on AT&T's network, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Saturday in overturning a ban issued by a trade panel.

Froman overturned a June decision by the International Trade Commission, which ruled that some Apple products infringed a patent owned by Samsung Electronics and ordered Apple to stop selling the popular devices.

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