“Apple Inc. won a one-week extension to a ban on Samsung Electronics Co. releasing its latest tablet computer in Australia,” Joe Schneider reports for Bloomberg.
“High Court Justice Dyson Heydon extended a ban on sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 to Dec. 9, when the court will consider Apple’s request for permission to appeal a lower court ruling that ordered the ban lifted,” Schneider reports. “The Australian dispute is part of a battle between the companies on at least four continents that began in April, when Apple sued Samsung in the U.S. and accused it of “slavishly” copying the designs of iPhones and iPads.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Apple’s products came first, then Samsung’s:
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