Apple Inc scored a symbolic legal victory in efforts to keep its lead spot in the tablet computer market when a German court upheld a ban barring Samsung's local unit from selling its Galaxy 10.1 tablets in Europe's biggest economy.
Samsung, which said it will appeal the decision, and Apple have been locked in a global battle over smartphone and tablet patents since April.
Samsung's Galaxy devices are seen as among the biggest challengers to Apple's mobile products, which have achieved runaway success.
Samsung said it was disappointed by the ruling and that it believed the ruling restricts design innovation and progress in the industry. Read more...