Apple fails in bid to block Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales in US

A judge in the US has denied Apple’s move to block the sale of a range of Samsung Android devices in the ongoing patent infringement dispute.

The ruling is particularly important because is means that the latest Samsung devices including the Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available for sale in the large American market during the peak shopping period.

The ruling also placed in doubt Apple’s continued pursuit of so-called design related patents with the court making the rather obvious point that handheld sizes and screen sizes and speaker grills on the top of the phone were entirely practical in nature.

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