German Court Refuses To Ban New Samsung Tablet, Phone

Law360, New York (February 1, 2012, 7:09 PM EST) -- Apple Inc.’s ongoing global patent battle against Samsung Electronics Co. hit a snag Wednesday when a German court reportedly rejected Apple’s petition to ban sales of Samsung’s newest tablet and a smartphone.

The Munich Regional Court denied Apple’s request for a preliminary injunction barring sales of Samsung’s Galaxy 10.1N tablet and Galaxy Nexus phone, Bloomberg reported.

 “Samsung has shown that it is more likely than not that the patent will be revoked because of a technology that was already on the market before the intellectual property...
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