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On Wednesday, US Federal District Court Judge Lucy Koh ruled on two motions in the ongoing leftover matters related to the first Apple vs. Samsung patent trial from 2012. The first ruling denied Apple the opportunity to recover attorney's fees from Samsung related to its guilty verdict on trade dress claims, and the second returned a $2.6 million Apple bond the company had put up to enforce a sales injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1, which was found to have copied Apple's iPad technology. No action was ever taken on the ban due to the appeals process, and both companies have since agreed to drop the injunction.
Apple filed a motion late Monday to extend the preliminary sales injunction against Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in the US while that particular aspect of the case is being appealed, a move designed to head off any attempt US District Court Judge Lucy Koh may make to dissolve the injunction based on the findings of the jury. In the recently-concluded trial, one of the jury's few nods to Samsung was a finding that the tablet, which has been banned in several countries due to its violation of design patents, infringed on three software patents but did not infringe on Apple's design patents.
Apple, as expected, as taken a page out of Samsung's playbook and filed to have its injunction claims against eight Samsung products moved up in light of Samsung's September hearing on tossing out the current injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1. Currently, Apple -- the victor in its patent claims over Samsung -- would have to wait until early December to get injunctions on infringing Samsung products.
A video (embedded below) has surfaced showing the forthcoming Galaxy Tab 10.1 reboot. It appears to verify all of the key specification revisions that have been rumored following its original unveiling at Mobile World Congress in February. The revamped Galaxy Note 10.1 will also come in the troublesome pebble blue color that Samsung is using on the new Galaxy S III.
Verizon has finally begun distributing a
Samsung’s Australian lawyers have heavily criticized the Australian magistrate who ordered a temporary injunction on the sales of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia. At appeal hearing in Sydney late yesterday, Samsung’s lawyers labeled the decision made by Justice Bennett as being “grossly unjust.” Samsung’s lawyers said that Justice Bennett had “misunderstood and misapplied” basic requirements of the law, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.
Samsung has quickly responded to its loss against Apple in German courts, where a judge approved a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1. Although the decision in Germany is widely viewed as a threat to Galaxy Tab distribution throughout the entire European Union, Samsung suggests the move is not yet final and will not have an affect on the other legal battles the company is fighting against Apple in other markets.
Samsung has announced that its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets will be distributed to many students attending The University of Southern Mississippi. The school's pilot program will include 1,000 tablets, each loaded with an education app, Blackboard Mobile Learn, that will provide access to course information, syllabi, textbooks, grades, schedules, and other content.
Apple has engaged Samsung in the Federal Court of Australia. In an escalation of its ongoing patent dispute with Samsung that is unfolding across several countries across the globe, Apple has successfully reached an agreement that will stop the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from going on sale in the country. The agreement means that Samsung will not be able to sell its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia until the US lawsuit is resolved, nor will it be able to advertise it. In return Apple has agreed to pay Samsung unspecified damages for lost sales should it lose its case.
Verizon is reportedly facing the possibility of slight delays for the 4G LTE version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1, which are scheduled to arrive tomorrow. The tablets are expected to arrive on time, however a leaked memo suggests the carrier may have failed to procure its microSIM LTE cards in time to activate the devices for customers who arrive early in the day.