Smartphone manufacturer HTC has won a reprieve in its ongoing patent dispute with iPhone maker Apple.

A judge’s decision that could have led to a ban on HTC Android-based phones in the US will be reviewed, Bloomberg news reports.

“An ITC judge determined July 15 that HTC’s Android-based smartphones infringed two Apple patents, while no violation occurred for two others. The six-member commission will review infringement and validity on all four patents and whether a correct interpretation was made on terms within three of the patents, according to a notice on Thursday on the ITC’s website,” Bloomberg says.

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