Kodak sought an injunction against further imports into the United States of Apple’s iPhone and RIM’s BlackBerry. After Kodak filed a further swimsuit in January 2012 towards Apple and one other towards HTC claiming infringement of 4 of its key patents, Apple filed a countersuit with the united states Bankruptcy Court to block Kodak’s efforts to make use of the disputed patents as collateral for loans. In the January criticism Kodak claimed violations of the same picture preview know-how at concern in the original dispute between Kodak, Apple, and RIM that is, as of 2012, pending earlier than ITC. In March 2012, chapter court choose Allen Gropper, overseeing Kodak’s restructuring, denied Apple’s request to file a patent complaint with the ITC over a few of Kodak’s cameras, photo frames, and printers. In July 2012, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit dominated that Kodak did not infringe on Apple’s patent know-how for digital cameras, although a few days earlier Kodak misplaced its case before the ITC in opposition to Apple and RIM; Kodak announced it would attraction that decision.