This surely must hurt: a German court recently ruled that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 7.7 tablet should not be sold by Samsung’s local subsidiaries in the entirety of the European Union, which includes 27 member states. An earlier ruling issued an injunction against the tablet in Germany. The court’s decision follows the ban of sales of the Galaxy […]
For most, the introduction of a new year typically gives people the opportunity to change, turn over a new leaf. For Apple, it’s business as usual. The Cupertino-based company on Tuesday filed another suit in Germany, this time gunning for 10 of Samsung’s most popular smartphone models, including the Galaxy S II. In addition, a […]
The land of Hasselhoff aficionados may be granted all the Baywatch reruns they can handle, but they won’t be getting the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to watch them on. Actually, Duesseldorf judge Johanna Brueckner-Hofmann is attempting to make it quite difficult to acquire a Galaxy Tab in Beethoven’s homeland. You see, injunctions are temporary bans while litigation carries […]
It’s possible that the suit will be related to Samsung’s request to push injunctions against Apple’s products in several areas, including Germany, Italy, France and Britain. Again, we’re not entirely sure what the reasoning is, but it could be because Samsung didn’t offer Apple reasonable terms to license its patents before filing lawsuits against the company. We’ll keep you updated when the European Union issues its full statement.
A U.S. judge recently denied Apple a permanent injunction against Samsung’s products in the United States while at the same time denying Samsung’s request for a retrial.