German Court Affirms Samsung Tablet Ban For Now

Law360, New York (August 25, 2011, 3:31 PM EDT) -- A German court on Thursday upheld an injunction barring Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s local unit from selling a tablet computer until the court rules on Apple Inc.'s patent infringement claims next month.

The Higher Regional Court of Dusseldorf upheld a modified version of its preliminary injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1, the South Korean electronics giant said.

The court had originally barred all European Union sales of the device, but it limited the ban to Germany alone earlier in August based on concerns that it did...
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