Saturday, October 10, 2015
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
3Q15 Hard Disk Drive Shipments Report
Japanese Fund may Invest In Sharp: report
ASUS Upgrades Its ROG Gaming Lineup
ITC Says Samsung Did Not infringe Nvidia's Patents
ARCHOS and Sikur Ensure Your Privacy with GranitePhone
Firefox To Switch Away From Plugins
Apple Removes Apps From Online Store
PC Shipments Kept Falling In 3Q
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Mobiles > Judge B...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Judge Bans Sales Of Samsung Galaxy S, S II and Ace Smartphones In Europe

A judge in The Hague issued a ruling in Apple's patent infringement case against Samsung, prohibiting the sales of Samsung smartphones Galaxy S, S II and Ace for violation of Apple's patents.

According to the court, Samsung violated Apple Inc.'s EP 2,058,868, EP 2098948 and EP 1964022 patents. These are related to the method of scrolling and browsing image galleries, , recording a "flag" in connection with multiple screen taps, and a method to unlock the smartphone by dragging a slider on the touchscreen.

According to the website of the Dutch Judiciary and the Supreme Court of the Netherlands, the court dismissed all other demands by Apple, saying there were no violations of two other Apple patents, no violations for Samsung's tablet computers Galaxy Tab, and no violations of model rights.

The patent violation could be solved by making technical changes in the smartphones, the court said in its ruling. This would then allow the sale of the smartphones.

The injunction applies in the Netherlands and other European countries where the patent is registered and is effective seven weeks and one day after Samsung acknowledges it -- therefore not before October 13.

Samsung said in a statement that its affiliates in the Netherlands were not allowed to sell the smartphones in the Netherlands, Britain, Germany, Finland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Sweden and Switzerland until the patent violation was resolved.

However, it said the ruling was not expected to affect sales in European markets other than the Netherlands.

Earlier today, Samsung unveiled four new smartphone models under its Galaxy line, expanding its flagship product line to cheaper phones to tap growth in emerging markets.

Graphics Add-in Board Shipments Decline From Last Quarter        All News        Nokia Launches Three New Smartphones Powered by Symbian Belle OS
Sony Ericsson Boosts 2011 Xperia Family with new Model And Software     Mobiles News      Nokia Launches Three New Smartphones Powered by Symbian Belle OS

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
ITC Says Samsung Did Not infringe Nvidia's Patents
Apple Removes Apps From Online Store
18.4-inch Samsung Galaxy View Tablet Passes FCC Certification
Apple's iBooks To Offer Enhanced Editions of Harry Potter Series
Samsung Says Pay is Safe, Following Hack Attempt
Samsung 3Q Operating Profit Surges
Samsung To Use Snapdragon 820 Chips In Some Galaxy S7 Phones: report
Samsung Rejects Press Claim On TV Compliance Testing
Samsung Expands Radiant360 Speaker Series
Samsung SE370 Is The First Wireless Charging Monitor
Samsung Gear S2 Coming In the U.S. October 2
Apple Brings Apple Music, iTunes Movies And iBooks in China

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .