Apple has fended off a claim that the iPhone 6’s design infringed a patent from a little-known local company in China.Shenzhen Baili had claimed that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus bore striking similarities to the products from its parent company, Digione.

But on Friday, Beijing’s intellectual property court disagreed and ruled in favor of Apple.[ Have a tech story to share? If we publish it, we’ll send you a $50 American Express gift card — and keep you anonymous.
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The product designs of the two companies contain differences, the court said.

For instance, Apple’s iPhone 6 contains a symmetrical exterior curve on the device, while the design patent from Baili uses an asymmetrical curve.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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