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Apple denied initial request to ban Galaxy products in the US

Late last week, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh denied Apple's request for a preliminary injunction against Samsung. Apple accused Samsung of patent and trademark infringements and asked the court to ban the sales of the Galaxy Tab and other Galaxy smartphones. Judge Koh did suggest she believes S...

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Samsung and Apple patent skirmishes heat up

Another day, another patent skirmish with Samsung. The battles are heating up on two fronts, with news of a possible Samsung victory in Australia and Apple unleashing a legal salvo against the Korean foe in Germany. On the Western front, an Australian federal court lifted a preliminary injunc...

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Australian iPhone 4S injunction hearing set for March

Last month, Samsung filed for an injunction that would ban the sale of the iPhone 4S in Australia. Samsung filed this injunction based on three patents it holds for WCDMA and HSPA connectivity. Rather than push for an immediate temporary injunction that would affect the holiday quarter, Samsung...

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Samsung appeals Australian Galaxy Tab injunction

On Thursday, Samsung began the appeal process that could overturn an injunction preventing it from selling the Galaxy Tab in Australia. Samsung lawyer Neil Young argued that Justice Annabelle Bennett "made errors of law in her approach" and based her injunction decision on "irrelevant considera...

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Samsung seeks iPhone 4S sales ban in Japan, Australia

After facing setbacks in Germany and Australia, Samsung is striking back at Apple by filing an injunction request for the iPhone 4S, the iPhone 4 and the iPad in Japan. Samsung filed the injunction based on one patent the company holds for HSPA connectivity and three it holds for UI design. ...

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Samsung reportedly offers Apple deal to end dispute

The Wall Street Journal claims Samsung has offered a deal to Apple that would let the tablet maker sell its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia. Terms of the deal were not released, but it supposedly will "comfort" Apple. Other details suggest it won't stop the litigation, but will temporarily avoid a...

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Daily Update for September 27, 2011

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes, which is perfect for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the in...

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Verizon says Apple's injunction against Samsung will harm consumers

Apple is currently seeking an injunction that would the ban the sale of select Samsung devices in the US. Verizon has stood against Apple and publicly supported Samsung with its statement that an injunction against Samsung "will harm Verizon Wireless and US consumers." The wireless carrier al...

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Court prevents Galaxy Tab 7.7 from being shown at IFA

It's a little awkward when you have to pull promotional materials for a new product at a trade show because of litigation, but that's where Samsung found itself at this year's IFA in Berlin. FOSS Patents reported (and Bloomberg and Engadget confirmed) that Apple won an injunction against the Ga...

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Samsung will formally address Apple-led Galaxy Tab ban on Aug 25

Samsung will have the opportunity to defend itself against Apple in a German court on August 25th. The Korean manufacturer will argue against the recent injunction that halted the sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in all EU countries except the Netherlands. Until this date, the Apple-requested inj...

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Samsung: Galaxy Tab 10.1 will launch in Australia, despite Apple's complaint

Samsung issued a statement to Ausdroid that claims it will launch an Australian version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1, despite Apple's infringement complaint. The statement says the following: Apple Inc. filed a complaint with the Federal Court of Australia involving a Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 varian...

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Apple blocks Samsung tablet sales in Australia (Updated)

Update: AllThingsD reports Samsung claims no injunction was ever issued because the Tab wasn't given a shipping date, and the variant Apple filed a claim against wasn't going to appear in Australia anyway. In essence, it was an empty victory for Apple. Still, this doesn't mean Apple won't press...

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Psystar files one more appeal in court

They're like cockroaches! Psystar is back yet again, this time filing yet another appeal against yet another injunction by Apple telling them that they can no longer sell their unauthorized OS X PCs. As previously reported, they've been on Apple's bad legal side for a long time, and the last injunct...

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So long, Psystar - permanent injunction halts Mac clone biz

What ride, eh? In what may have provided more blog fodder than a golfer hitting a tree, the end may have finally come for the storied life of Pystar's Mac clone business. AppleInsider, Gizmodo and The Loop are reporting U.S. District Judge William Alsup just put the smackdown on Psystar's selling of...

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