Apple, the world’s most valuable company at times, must be pretty happy to hear that a Dusseldorf court in Germany has awarded Cupertino a preliminary injunction against Samsung’s latest Galaxy Tab offering – the Galaxy Tab 7.7 which was announced when IFA 2011 happened in – ironically, Germany. This meant that Samsung Electronics could not promote their new 7.7” tablet there, and the Galaxy Tab 7.7 has sadly been banned from being sold in Germany.
Having said that, I wonder what kind of tune will Samsung sing after they mentioned earlier on that they have no concrete plans as of yet (or have refrained from announcing them) to sell the device in the US, so if Germany has laid down the banhammer (with the rest of Europe probably following after that), where else will Samsung peddle their wares?
Good thing Samsung is not going to take all of this lying down, claiming that the new injunction “severely limits consumer choice in Germany”, and the South Korean conglomerate will take “all available measures, including legal options” in order to be competitive in the European market.
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