Redesigned Apple Watches Not Subject to Import Ban, US Customs Says

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An Apple logo is pictured outside an Apple store in Lille, France, September 13, 2023.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection determined on Friday that Apple can use a redesign to bypass an import ban on newer Apple Watch models stemming from its patent infringement dispute with medical-monitoring technology company Masimo, according to a Monday court filing.