Apple Inc. will be considering a ban on imports of iPhones and iPads after it takes into consideration consumer woes pertaining to this situation. A final decision was to be issued by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) in relation to a patent infringement case against Samsung. Decision relates to one of four patents that Samsung asserts against Apple and a delay for the same may relate to the Commission's finding that Apple violated these patents.
Licensing terms pertaining to Apple Inc., Samsung, AT&T are being put under the scanner by ITC. In a world where smartphone market is set to rise considerably, it will be a tough fight between these two brands to see which will sail over the other.
Delay on the decision may be a way of the ITC giving time to Apple Inc. to circumvent the invention or deny the import ban due to impact on customers and an overall market scenario.