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Court lifts US Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales ban… for now

US district court judge Lucy Koh has lifted a preliminary injunction that had banned Samsung from selling the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in the US. The move follows an August jury verdict that Samsung did infringe on many of Apple’s patents… but that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 specifically didn’t infringe on Apple’s iPad designs. In […]

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Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $1 billion in damages for patent infringement

After weeks of arguments and years of build-up, jurors in a US court reached a verdict in the legal battle between Apple and Samsung over smartphone and tablet patents. Jurors found that Samsung infringed on a number of Apple’s patents for mobile device hardware and software and ordered the company to pay more than $1 […]

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus sales ban lifted… for now

Today in as the lawsuit turns, a US federal judge has temporarily lifted the temporary injunction that prohibited Samsung from selling the Galaxy Nexus smartphone in the US. Got that? Basically, Apple says Samsung’s phone infringes on some of Apple’s patents. The case hasn’t actually gone to trial yet, but last week a judge ruled […]

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Google pulls Samsung Galaxy Nexus from Play Store… for now (lawsuits)

Google has stopped selling the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone through its website… at least temporarily. The move comes a few days after a judge granted Apple a preliminary injunction banning Galaxy Nexus sales in the US, pending a trial. Samsung appealed that decision, but the appeal was turned down. The ban could be lifted if […]

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Apple wins preliminary injunction banning Samsung Galaxy Nexus sales

US District Court judge Lucy Kohn has granted a preliminary injunction that could prohibit Google and Samsung from selling Galaxy Nexus smartphones in the US at least until a patent lawsuit filed by Apple goes to trial — although nothing is set in stone yet. This comes just a few days after Apple won a […]

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Apple wins preliminary injunction, halts Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales (in the US)

Apple has been waging a legal battle with Samsung since last year, claiming that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet infringes on a design patent covering the Apple iPad. Today a US District Court judge in California granted a preliminary injunction which will prohibit sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the US. On the one […]

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You lose some, you sue some: Apple lawsuits in Germany, Australia

In today’s edition of the worldwide courtroom drama that is Apple versus everybody, the iPhone and iPad maker is going on the offensive in Australia — while suffering a pretty serious setback in Germany. Motorola had sued Apple in Germany for infringement of a patent related to email account synchronization. A judge has ruled in […]

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Dutch court: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 doesn’t violate Apple’s design rights

Samsung appears to have won the latest round in its tablet-tastic legal battle with Apple. A Dutch court has ruled that Samsung’s 10 inch tablet isn’t an iPad 2 clone — or at least not enough of one to prevent Samsung from selling the tablet in the Netherlands… for now. Apple had been seeking a […]

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Samsung Galaxy tab 7.0 Plus N is ready for Germany

Samsung is rolling out a new version of its 7 inch Galaxy Tab 7 Plus tablet. The new model is designed specifically for the German market, where the company has been updating its tablets with a slightly new look in order to get around a design-related lawsuit fro Apple. We’ve already seen the Galaxy tab 10.1N, […]

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Judge: Samsung gets to keep selling Galaxy Tab 10.1n in Germany… for now

Samsung recently introduced the Galaxy Tab 10.1N in Germany. It’s a slightly modified version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 with a plastic bezel which extends over the sides of the tablet to make it look a little less like an Apple iPad 2. The new design came after a German court decided that Samsung’s original […]