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Submission + - Intertrust Sues Apple Over Patent Infringement (forbes.com)

walterbyrd writes: "The lawsuit covers almost all of Apple’s products and services, including the iPhone, iPad, Mac computers, Apple TV, iTunes, iCloud, and the Apple App Store. . . One interesting note: the law firm representing Intertrust, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, is the same firm representing Samsung in its patent design suit against Apple."
Android

Submission + - Apple Wins EU Ban Of Smaller Samsung Tablet (informationweek.com)

walterbyrd writes: "German court bans Samsung from selling its Galaxy Tab 7.7 across the European Union, but allows Samsung to continue selling its Tab 10.1N. . . The patent war between Apple and Samsung rages on. The latest victim is Samsung's Galaxy Tab 7.7 Android tablet. The Dusseldorf Higher Regional Court in Germany on Tuesday upheld a preliminary sales ban of the device."
Android

Submission + - Apple wins injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab (washingtonpost.com)

walterbyrd writes: "Apple won an injunction against Samsung’s 10-inch Galaxy Tab in a California federal court Tuesday after a judge ruled that Apple had made a “strong” claim that the Samsung tablet had improperly copied the design of the iPad.

“Although Samsung has a right to compete, it does not have a right to compete unfairly, by flooding the market with infringing products,” U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh wrote in her decision, according to the Associated Press.
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Apple

Submission + - Apple launches new legal attack on Samsung (reuters.com) 1

walterbyrd writes: "Apple Inc has asked a federal court in California to block Samsung Electronics Co Ltd from selling its new Galaxy Nexus smartphones, alleging patent violations. In a suit filed last week in San Jose, Apple said the Galaxy Nexus infringes on patents underlying features customers expect from its products. Those include the ability to unlock phones by sliding an image and to search for information by voice."

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