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Samsung demands iPhone 4S sales block in Japan and Australia

Samsung demands iPhone 4S sales block in Japan and Australia

Samsung has renewed its attack on Apple today, launching a legal bid to have the new iPhone 4S yanked from store shelves in Japan and Australia. The Korean firm filed for preliminary injunctions in both countries this morning, the WSJ reports, claiming Apple had infringed several of its patents such as UI, wireless telecoms standards and other technologies. In Japan, Samsung also requested that Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad 2 be blocked from sale.

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Apple wins Samsung tablet sales ban in Australia

Apple wins Samsung tablet sales ban in Australia

Apple has won a preliminary sales injunction against Samsung in Australia, blocking the Galaxy Tab 10.1 from hitting store shelves and leaving the Korean company to face either a 2012 trial or scrapping the slate altogether. The federal court judge decided in favor of Apple's claims that Samsung infringed on two patents the company holds, SMH reports, concluding "there were several factors that favoured Apple."

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Apple refuses Samsung settlement in Australian tablet case

Apple refuses Samsung settlement in Australian tablet case

Apple has rejected Samsung's mysterious settlement offer as the Korean company attempted to get its Galaxy Tab 10.1 on sale in Australia, with the two firms described as "a considerable distance apart." Samsung maintains that Apple has denied any settlement, the WSJ's liveblog from the Australian court reports, while Apple argues that the barrage of concerns it had apparently fired back "were requests for details, not a rejection of the offer."

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Australian launch further delayed under Apple assault

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Australian launch further delayed under Apple assault

Samsung's concessions to the ongoing Apple legal onslaught continue, with news that the company has agreed to put Australian launch plans for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 on ice until September 30. The agreement - which comes despite Samsung's earlier protestations that it had a separate version of the 10-inch tablet for Australia, that did not infringe any Apple technology - will see Apple detail the patents it alleges its Korean foe has overstepped by September 5, the Sydney Morning Herald reports, with Samsung responding by September 16. Until the end of the month, however, Samsung has acquiesced to neither selling nor even advertising the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the country.

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Samsung denies Australian Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales freeze [Updated]

Samsung denies Australian Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales freeze [Updated]

Samsung has moved to clarify the situation regarding sales of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia and the agreement it came to with Apple earlier this week, denying that the settlement will delay the launch of the Android slate. According to Samsung's official comment, AusDroid reports, the "mutual agreement" between the Korean firm and Apple only covers sales of the US version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1, a variant it never intended to offer in Australia.

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Samsung freezes Galaxy Tab 10.1 launch in Australia in Apple suit

Samsung freezes Galaxy Tab 10.1 launch in Australia in Apple suit

Samsung has agreed to freeze sales and advertising of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia until its patent infringement suit with Apple has been settled. The moratorium was agreed by the two companies' legal teams during a break in court proceedings, Bloomberg reports, rather than as an injunction handed down by the judge, and if Apple later loses the infringement case then it has agreed to pay damages to Samsung for the loss in sales.

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Apple Now Number One Mobile Brand In Australia

Apple Now Number One Mobile Brand In Australia

The Apple brand continues to surge when it comes to mobile devices despite the growing competition. According to a new report from IDC, the first quarter 2011 results show that Apple has become the number one mobile brand in Australia for the very first time. The market there has mainly been dominated by Nokia, but this year the Symbian platform has seen a huge tumble along with a dip in demand for feature phones.

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