Apple achieves an order against the sale of Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the EU

| August 10, 2011

Best Growth Stock – Apple has secured an order from a German court to temporarily prevent the distribution of the last tablet from Samsung, the Galaxy Tab 10.1, the European Union, Efe reported the South Korean company sources.

“Samsung is disappointed with the decision of the court (German) and try to act immediately to protect our intellectual property rights,” said a spokesman for the South Korean company.

A court in Düsseldorf (Germany) has given reason to Apple to issue a temporary injunction against the distribution of the new electronic device for your competitor in the European Union except the Netherlands.

Samsung presented the Tab 10.1 last month in Seoul to await launch worldwide in October.

German court’s order is the first legal setback for Samsung, immersed in a cross-complaint with the company of Steve Jobs.

Apple claims that South Korea’s second largest manufacturer of mobile phones, copy in your line of “smartphones” and electronic tablet design and functions of the iPhone and iPad, while Samsung states that the U.S. has plagiarized some of his ideas from software .

“We will take all necessary measures to ensure that the innovative mobile communication devices from Samsung are available to all customers in Europe and around the world,” said Samsung spokesman.

Apple in April filed a lawsuit against Samsung in the courtroom as California, but the pronouncement of the court in Düsseldorf is the first for the claims of the iPhone maker and a leader in profitable niche of smart phones or “smartphones.”

Samsung responded to the complaint Apple’s intellectual property claims in South Korea, Japan, Germany and the United States.

He said today the company Suwon, “the German court’s decision will not influence in any way other lawful process initiated in Europe and elsewhere,” despite already previously decided to delay the launch of its latest Galaxy Tab in Australia until the outcome of its legal dispute with Apple in that country.

The legal battle between Apple and Samsung has as background the struggle for hegemony in the growing market for “smartphone” and tablets where Galaxy Galaxy Tab S and increasingly enjoying more popularity.

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