Nokia has been granted an injunction by the court against its rival HTC Corp. Not patent issues this time but against a component that Nokia designed that has been used in the delayed HTC One smartphone.
According to the desicion of the Amsterdam District Court, the microphone component in question is originally invented by Nokia and manufactured by ST Microelectronics exclusively for Nokia only.
According to the Finnish phone manufacturer, they did not give authorization and license to HTC to use their invented component.
The injuction will be in effect unitl March 2014 and will also stop the . . . → Read More: Nokia Wins Court Decision Against HTC over Microphone Component
The most anticipated tablet of this year, the New iPad, had already received critisicms just when it released a couple of weeks ago. Some customers Australia are complaining about the 4G capability of the new tablet.
Apple Inc. is said to be willing to give refunds to iPad customers in Australia who think they’re misled that the new iPad is able to connect to the 4G/LTE network in Australia.
Paul Anastassiou, Apple senior counsel, advised the Federal Court in Australia today that Apple was willing to give refunds though it had by no means . . . → Read More: Apple will Issue Refunds to Customers in Australia
An Australian courtroom rejected endeavors by Apple Inc. expand an injunction in opposition to a Samsung Electronics Co. tablet pc, in which the Cupertino, Calif., company claims infringing patents held to its rival iPad product.
Judge Annabelle Bennett turned down applications coming from Apple’s legal representatives to change the words of the verdict, like Samsung would need to provide the company an advance notice of the latest products and become limited in their release of all new pc tablets.
“It doesn’t apply to any other player in the marketplace,” according to Bennett, with regards to Apple’s demand of advance notice . . . → Read More: Australian Courts Rejects Apple Request to Ban Samsung
The wireless carrier T-Mobile USA asked the court on Wednesday to prevent the ruling requested by Apple Inc. to ban the sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Samsung’s Galaxy S 4G, citing the sales on holiday this year.
Such injunction of the two popular consumer products that will help increase its 2011 holiday sales would never harm T-Mobile and thousands of U.S. consumers, stated by T-Mobile before the United States District Court of Northern District of California, San Jose Division.
T-Mobile also requested to the court to allow them to appear at the . . . → Read More: U.S. Wireless Carriers Wants to Stop Banning of Samsung Products
Friday, the Dusseldorf district court ordered Samsung must not sell the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany because it looks much as iPad 2 by Apple Inc. Samsung Germany is also not allowed to sell the Tablet in any other European Union country, but other divisions of Samsung can sell into those countries.
Samsung will try to appeal the decision in the Higher Regional Court in Dusseldorf, according to a spokesman. He said in a statement, “We are disappointed with this ruling and believe it severely limits consumer choice in Germany…”
Apple filed infringement charges . . . → Read More: Apple Wins Over Samsung: Permanent Ban of Selling Tablets
Samsung Electronics Co. never had the chance to show their latest tablet computer at the largest electronic shows in the world just when Apple Inc. took the second injunction blocking the sales of the Latest Galaxy tab in Germany.
Apple’s closest rival in tablet computers, Samsung, pulled out Galaxy Tab 7.7 from the IFA consumers. IFA consumer is an electronic show held in Berlin on Sept. 2 after the Dusseldorf court granted Apple’s wish to ban sales of Samsung products, James Chung, Samsung spokesman from Seoul confirmed over the phone. But Mr. Chung could not confirm . . . → Read More: Court Favors Apple Putting Samsung Tabs on Hold
Expect you have obtained some popcorn and a German law book at the ready because this back-and-forth between Apple and Samsung only gets better and better. The preliminary order forbidding from selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the EU has been partly lifted. Now before you jump to the same conclusions I did, allow me to say that this suspension has nothing to do with the false proof found in the protest of Apple. That is not the reason why the Dusseldorf regional court gave for the lift.
As an alternative, a court spokesperson said that . . . → Read More: Galaxy Tab Injunction for Apple-Samsung Case, Suspended by German Court