final week, Apple was granted a preliminary injunction (on account that in part suspended) fighting Samsung from promoting its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in all countries of the european Union except for the Netherlands following a criticism of intellectual property infringement. The Netherlands used to be namely excluded from the case as a result of Apple had a separate lawsuit underway in that usa.
Computerworld now studies on the content of that Dutch lawsuit, which reportedly seeks a ban on the sale of all Galaxy smartphones and capsules with the aid of Samsung right through the european Union.
Apple’s grievance, seen via Webwereld, a Dutch IDG e-newsletter, seeks an injunction for your entire Galaxy collection. This includes smartphones — the Galaxy Ace, Galaxy S and Galaxy SII — and pills: the Galaxy Tab 7 and Galaxy Tab 10.1. different Galaxy gadgets, like the Gio, Nexus, 551, Europa, Apollo and Mini are also concerned, albeit best in a footnote through which Apple states, “it is expected that these gadgets are also covered through one or more of the patent rights invoked.”
Apple demands an in depth ban on these units, covering manufacturing, stocking, importing, distributing, trading or selling with the aid of Samsung Korea and its Dutch subsidiaries, which embody Samsung Logistics BV and Samsung overseas BV.
Apple has demanded that Samsung request recollects of all stock inside 14 days and provide compensation to providers in its distribution channels while additionally putting the providers on notice that refusal to return shares would put them in violation of Apple’s mental property rights.
The court docket in the Hague is scheduled to rule on the case on September 15th, with any doable injunctions to not take impact sooner than October 13th.
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