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In D.C., Apple Flexes its Lobbying Muscle

An Apple Watch ban will come before President Biden next week

Apple is boosting its lobbying might as President Joe Biden nears a decision next week on whether to block a potential Apple Watch ban.

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled in December that Apple infringed on medical device company AliveCor's wearable electrocardiogram patents. The commission's ruling could result in an import ban on popular Apple Watch models, unless the Biden administration steps in.

Apple responded by contracting with Shara Aranoff, a lobbyist at Covington & Burling who chaired the ITC during the Obama administration.

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