German Court Upholds Ban On Samsung Tablet

Law360, San Diego (September 9, 2011, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A German court on Friday ruled in favor of Apple Inc. in its ongoing patent wrangle with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., upholding a ban on the sale of the South Korean company’s tablet computer in the country.

The Dusseldorf Regional Court affirmed a preliminary injunction it handed down Aug. 9 that prohibited Samsung from selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer, which allegedly copies Apple’s iPad design. The decision marks the latest ruling in the companies’ global patent infringement and trade battle, which spans courts across...
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