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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 […]

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Apple iPad, iPhone sales could be banned in Germany (lawsuits)

A German court has issued a ruling in a patent case between Motorola and Apple which could lead to a temporary ban on sales of iPhones and iPads in Germany. Motorola is charging the Apple’s mobile devices are infringing on a patent it holds related to GPRS wireless devices. But while the court ruling could […]

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Apple fails to ban Samsung phone, tablet sales in the US… for now

Apple may have managed to win a preliminary injunction that bans Samsung from selling smartphones and tablets in Germany, but a federal judge in California has denied a request for a similar ban in the US. In other words, Samsung can continue selling its Galaxy line of smartphones and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 while […]

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Apple wants to ban the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1N in Germany too

It’s the same old story. Boy meets girl. Boy sues girl for producing a tablet that looks too much like boy’s tablet. Girl introduces a new tablet with a slightly different design. Boy sues again in hopes of prohibiting girl from selling that tablet in Germany either. Oh wait, that’s not the plot of a romantic […]