Dutch judge bans sales of Samsung Galaxy phones in EU | iLounge News

News

Dutch judge bans sales of Samsung Galaxy phones in EU

A judge in Netherlands’ The Hague has ruled that the Samsung Galaxy S, S II, and Ace infringe on an Apple patent, and has banned their sales in any EU country where the patent in question is valid. iPhoneclub.nl (Translated Link) reports that the ban will take effect in mid-October, and is related to European patent number EP 2058868, which describes scrolling through a picture gallery using finger gestures on a touch screen. Notably, the ban does not include Samsung’s Galaxy Tab tablet computers.

« Nikon intros Coolpix S1200pj with iOS compatibility

Photo of the Week: iPhone 4 in Panama »

Related Stories

Comments

1

A few weeks to dump my iPhone 3G and get a Samsung then…

Posted by Charles Starrett on August 24, 2011 at 3:10 PM (CDT)

Sign up for the iLounge Weekly Newsletter

Email:

Recent News

Recent Reviews

Recent Articles

Sign up for the iLounge Weekly Newsletter

Email:

iLounge is an independent resource for all things iPod, iPhone, iPad, and beyond.
iPod, iPhone, iPad, iTunes, Apple TV, Mac, and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc.
iLounge is © 2001 - 2015 iLounge, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy