Australia Still Ban Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Tablet


Court of Australia for a while still prohibiting the sale of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet. This means Apple is temporarily excel in the patent war against Samsung. Previously, Apple sued Samsung for allegedly plagiarizing touch-screen technology. Besides Australia, the two companies were also involved in a patent battle in court nine countries.

Samsung is one of Apple strict competitor in the smartphone and tablet products. But the sentencing judge Annabelle Bennett, considered to be violating Samsung’s touch screen and touch-control movement patents.

The decision issued by the Federal Court of Australia is threatening the position of Samsung in the Australian market. Moreover, this decision was handed down before Christmas, the best time to sell smartphones and tablets.

Both companies have been involved a dispute since last April. Each accuse each other of patent infringement. Apple has won a lawsuit to prohibit Galaxy Tab 10.1 sale in Germany. Apple hopes will continue permanently in Australia. Last week, Samsung has tried to inhibit iPhone 4S in France and Italy, by filing a lawsuit against Apple. Samsung alleges Apple violated their 3G and wireless transmission patents.

Responding to this decision, Samsung expressed disappointment. Other legal action would be sought and pursued by Samsung.
“Samsung will continue its legal action against Apple’s claims, to ensure we can create innovative products available to consumers,” said Samsung representative.

Legal steps to be taken by Samsung continuing for patent infringement lawsuit against Apple about Samsung wireless technology.

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