“Samsung has responded to earlier reports of Apple stopping Samsung from selling their Galaxy Tab 10.1 dual-core Android tablet in essentially the entirety of Europe, having run an injunction against them in Germany,” Chris Burns reports for SlashGear.
Samsung is disappointed with the court’s decision and we intend to act immediately to defend our intellectual property rights through the ongoing legal proceedings in Germany and will continue to actively defend these rights throughout the world.
The request for injunction was filed with no notice to Samsung, and the order was issued without any hearing or presentation of evidence from Samsung.
We will take all necessary measures to ensure Samsung’s innovative mobile communications devices are available to customers in Europe and around the world.
This decision by the court in Germany in no way influences other legal proceedings filed with the courts in Europe and elsewhere. – Kim Titus, Samsung Director of Public Relations
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Good luck with that, shameless knockoff artists. You’ve already lost two continents, get ready for more.
Apple’s products came first, then Samsung’s:
People don’t want half-assed imitations. They want iPhones and iPads.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]
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