The Apple Watch ban is lifted, on appeal – but the reprieve might only be temporary

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The Apple Watch ban story has been developing rapidly over the past week, and now there's a new twist: the U.S. Court of Appeals is putting the U.S. sales and import ban on hold while it reviews the case, meaning the Apple Watch 9 and Apple Watch Ultra 2 can go on sale again for the time being.

“We're excited to return the entire Apple Watch lineup to customers in time for the new year,” an Apple spokesperson told Ny Breaking. “We are pleased that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has stayed the exclusion order while it considers our request to stay the order pending our full appeal.”