“Apple’s complaint against Samsung in The Hague district court is much more comprehensive than previously thought,” de Haes reports. “It’s not only broader in its legal scope than a separate, ongoing Apple complaint against Samsung in Germany, but an injunction could have a ‘huge impact’ on the entire European market for smartphones and tablets, according to Alastair Edwards, principal analyst at Canalys.”
“Apple’s complaint, seen by Webwereld, a Dutch IDG publication, seeks an injunction for the entire Galaxy series. This includes smartphones — the Galaxy Ace, Galaxy S and Galaxy SII — and tablets: the Galaxy Tab 7 and Galaxy Tab 10.1. Other Galaxy devices, like the Gio, Nexus, 551, Europa, Apollo and Mini are also involved, albeit only in a footnote in which Apple states, ‘It is expected that these devices are also covered by one or more of the patent rights invoked,’” de Haes reports. “Apple demands an extensive ban on these devices, covering manufacturing, stocking, importing, distributing, trading or selling by Samsung Korea and its Dutch subsidiaries.”
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