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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1N hits Germany, attempts to steer clear of Apple complaints

If you think the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet looks an awful lot like an Apple iPad, you’re not alone. A German court has prohibited Samsung from selling in the tablet in Germany after ruling that Samsung has infringed on Apple’s designs. The victory was a bit hollow, since it only affected Samsung’s German division… […]

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Apple’s hollow victory? Samsung Galaxy Tab still on sale in Germany

Apple’s legal battle against Samsung in Germany has grabbed a number of headlines lately. But while Apple has won several of the preliminary rounds to ban sales of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in that country, it turns out Apple’s victories may be virtually meaningless at this point. You can still buy Samsung tablets in […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 disappears from IFA thanks to German court order

A few days ago Samsung introduced a new tabled called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 featuring Google Android, Samsung’s TouchWiz software interface, and a 7.7 inch 1280 x 800 pixel AMOLED display. It’s probably one of the most impressive devices unveiled at the IFA show in Berlin this week… but shortly after Samsung introduced the […]

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Court: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 still can’t be sold in Germany (for now)

Earlier this month a German court ordered that Samsung should stop selling the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet while a lawsuit from Apple moves forward. Part of that preliminary injunction was later lifted to clarify that Samsung was only barred from selling the tablet in Germany, not in all of the European Union. But Samsung appealed the […]

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Apple is also trying to stop Motorola XOOM sales in Europe

Yesterday a German court ordered Samsung to stop selling the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet in that country, and the ruling could stop Galaxy Tab sales in almost all European Union countries — at least until Samsung appeals or Apple’s lawsuit goes to trial. But it looks like Apple isn’t just going after Samsung […]

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Court blocks Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales in most of European Union

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is a thin and light tablet Google’s Android operating system. It looks an awful lot like the Apple iPad 2, although there are some fundamental differences between the way Android and iOS work. But it’s apparently enough like an iPad for a German court to issue a preliminary injunction that […]

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Samsung tablet sales paused in Australia due to Apple lawsuit

Apple appears to be having much more success with its lawsuits outside of the US these days. This weekend we found out that the Amazon Appstore had stopped accepting software from German developers due to a trademark suit over the term “App Store.” Now Bloomberg is reporting that Apple has managed to put a temporary […]

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Microsoft sues Foxconn, Inventec Barnes & Noble for patent infringement in Android devices

Microsoft is continuing its fight against Android… not just by focusing on Windows tablets and Windows Phone 7 smartphones, but also by taking legal action against companies producing Android devices that Microsoft says are in violation of the company’s patents. Last year Microsoft sued Motorola over patent infringement in some Motorola smartphones. Now Microsoft has […]