A U.S. judge recently ordered a ban on the device and refused a motion to stay the ban due to likely infringement on Apple patents.
The software patch will supposedly prevent infringement of Apple's patents.
First and foremost, Samsung and Google have a software patch that they believe avoids infringing the Apple patent that led to the injunction. That patch is expected to be pushed out imminently, Google said.
Google is said to be supporting Samsung in its appeal.