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Apple Wins EU-Wide Preliminary Injunction Against Samsung Galaxy Smartphones

Apple Wins EU-Wide Preliminary Injunction Against Samsung Galaxy Smartphones

Posted August 24, 2011 at 2:38pm by iClarified
Apple has won a formally Europe-wide preliminary injunction against Samsung's Galaxy S, Galaxy S II and Ace smartphones, reports FOSS Patents.

A Dutch court issued the injunction based on one European patent related to photo management; rather than any hardware similarities. While Apple had originally designated the patent to more than 30 member countries of the European Patent Organization, some of the registrations have lapsed due to a failure to provide translation or administration fees on time.

The injunction only applies to the three different Samsung subsidiaries registered in the Netherlands; however, Samsung Europe reportedly uses the Netherlands as its primary hub.


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Digihead
Digihead - August 24, 2011 at 6:43pm
Yeah! Finally! Otherwise those guys think they can do anything!
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