Judge Mulls Australian Ban On Samsung Galaxy Tablet

Law360, Los Angeles (September 27, 2011, 9:34 PM EDT) -- The Australian release of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.'s Galaxy Tab 10.1 computer may be delayed, a judge reportedly indicated Monday, while she considers whether the device infringes Apple Inc.'s patents covering the iPhone and iPad, continuing the two companies' global feud over touch-screen technology.

Federal Court Justice Annabelle Claire Bennett said she may grant a brief injunction on sales of Samsung's Galaxy tablet until the patent spat between Samsung and Apple is resolved, Bloomberg reported.

The judge urged both sides to consider starting their patent infringement...
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