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Australian Federal Court Ends Ban On Samsung Galaxy Tab Sales 129

New submitter Dedokta writes "The Australian Federal Court has overturned the injunction placed on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and ordered Apple to pay court costs. Apple has applied for an appeal with the Supreme Court, but Samsung is now free to sell the Galaxy Tab within Australia. Samsung is not off the hook yet, however; the full case to see if they have indeed infringed upon Apple patents is still to be heard early next year."
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Australian Federal Court Ends Ban On Samsung Galaxy Tab Sales

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  • by deburg ( 838010 ) on Wednesday November 30, 2011 @01:29AM (#38211140)
    Apple has money to spare. And the damage is already done. With the Christmas shopping started, early buyers would have settled on the Ipad2 instead of the Galaxy Tab as gifts. Question now is whether there enought Galaxy Tabs in stock for the rest of the Christmas season
  • Re:I wish... (Score:4, Insightful)

    by joocemann ( 1273720 ) on Wednesday November 30, 2011 @01:31AM (#38211154)

    By the way, I'm posting from a samsung, and was just on an apple at work.... reminds me of the OWS photo demonstrating how people cannot function in modern society with the dichotomy of "support the oligopolies or be dysfunctional".. The photo where people protesting corporations had corporate products.... We are so screwed.

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