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Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were still available for sale in China after Beijing’s intellectual property regulators barred their sales saying the designs had infringed a patent held by a Chinese company, CNBC reported on Friday.
“We appealed an administrative order from a regional patent tribunal in Beijing last month and as a result the order has been stayed pending review by the Beijing IP Court,” Apple said in a statement to CNBC. (cnb.cx/1OuoHBd)
The notice, dated May 19, barring sales of certain iPhone models in Beijing was posted on a Chinese government website. (bit.ly/1S9rc6T)
Apple could not be immediately reached for a comment.
(Reporting by Rishika Sadam in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta)