HTC gets stay of injunction in U.K. appeals court, blocking HTC One mini ban

HTC gets stay of injunction in U.K. appeals court, blocking HTC One mini ban
It's not like the governor granting a last second stay of execution for a death row inmate, but Taiwan based manufacturer HTC has won a stay against an injunction in a U.K. appeals court. The stay prevents a sales ban in the U.K. against the HTC One mini from continuing, so that HTC has time to appeal the ruling made earlier this month. That court found that the HTC One mini was equipped with a component that infringed on a patent owned by Nokia. The HTC One, which has the same component, also was found to have infringed on Nokia's patent, but HTC was given an immediate stay on any ban on its flagship Android model.


HTC says that it will continue to "aggressively appeal" the original decision while at the same time, trying to come up with a workaround through the use of alternate vendors. For those in the U.K. who wanted the HTC One mini for the holidays, you should soon find the phone available again soon.

source: AndroidCentral

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One mini
  • Display 4.3 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP (Single camera)
    1.6 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB,
  • Battery 1800 mAh
  • OS Android 4.4
    HTC Sense UI

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5 Comments

5. papss unregistered

If they infringed on someone's patents they should be ban. This is no better than what Obama did for apple.

4. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

He'll with you NOKIA. Wish we have judges like him here in the states.

3. QWIKSTRIKE

Posts: 1461; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

Wan't this hardware put into the One by a vendor and HTC was unawrae of that said patent.

2. Genersis

Posts: 219; Member since: May 29, 2013

*phew*

1. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

A win for the consumers, always a good thing.

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