Apple must run “Samsung didn’t copy iPad” ads

Judge orders Apple to rectify the commercial harm done to Samsung

By - July 19, 2012 Share on LinkedIn
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 thumbnail

Apple has been ordered to publish statements across multiple mediums that Samsung didn’t copy the iPad.

The notice outlines the 9 July London court decision, which stated that Samsung’s Galaxy tablet didn’t infringe on Apple’s designs.

Judge Colin Birss said that Apple must publish the statements, on their UK home page, in newspapers, and in magazines, that the Korean company didn’t copy their product.

“From a victory in court they were suddenly on the back foot,” said Colin Fowler, an intellectual property lawyer, in a phone interview regarding Apple.  “Getting this order fits in with the context of them trying to restore the balance.”

Samsung Galaxy Tab and Apple iPad

Source: Bloomberg
Share your thoughts

Join the conversation

Connect with Us

androidappletwitterfacebookgoogleplusfeednewsletter

Poll

Do you have a new Smart ID card?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

More News

Rand dips below R14 to the US dollar

South African Rand Money Coin

The rand has dipped below R14 to the US dollar for the first time since November 2015.

Awesome tech specials and gadget deals

Sale Deals

This weekend you can save money on a wide range of gadgets from Makro, Incredible Connection, Game, and Dion Wired.

Schoolboy invents “cellphone” that doesn’t use airtime

Spectrum signal tower

A Grade 12 learner in Namibia’s Ohagwena Region has invented a sim-less mobile phone that does not require airtime to make calls.

FSB investigating JSE’s R98-billion mistake

JSE stocks growth

The Financial Services Board said on Friday it is looking into a programming error that caused the JSE to miscalculate inflows into SA equities by R98bn.

Free MyBroadband Newsletter
×