Samsung Tablets Don't Infringe Apple Design: Dutch Court

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 2:37 PM EST) -- A Dutch court on Wednesday ruled certain Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. Galaxy Tab devices don't infringe an Apple Inc. design for handheld computers, the latest ruling in the two rivals' sprawling patent war.

The ruling concerns the sale of the Galaxy Tab versions 7.7, 8.9 and 10.1 in the European Union. A district court in The Hague rejected Apple's claim that the rounded corners of Samsung's tablets infringed its registered design.

The decision cites previous rulings by courts in the U.K. which have also determined that...
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