Apple Pursues Ban on Altered Samsung Galaxy Tablet in Germany
The hearing is set for June 5, said Ulrich Egger, a spokesperson for the higher regional court in D
Meanwhile, Samsung had altered the design of its tablet to circumvent the injunction, adding speaker grills to the front, changing the bezel and calling the revised model the Galaxy Tab 10.1N.
Apple sought to ban sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1N too, but a judge at the regional court in D
There will probably be no verdict in June, with the court expected to rule later this year, according to Egger.
A second German court favored Samsung over Apple in February: The regional court of Munich also ruled that Samsung is allowed to keep selling the 10.1N in Germany.
Neither Apple nor Samsung could be reached for comment.
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