Intellectual Property

Court Approves Galaxy Nexus Sales

Lower court told it abused its discretion


A U.S. appeals court reversed a preliminary injunction on Samsung's flagship Galaxy Nexus smartphone Thursday. The case is being sent back to California district court for reconsideration because it "abused its discretion in entering an injunction."

Apple sued Samsung for infringing on eight of its patents in February and won won a preliminary injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Nexus smartphone in June. A stay was issued in July.