Samsung has elected to appeal a recent court order that has effectively banned the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet from sale during its court battle with rival tech firm Apple.
Apple's legal claims put to the test: Just how similar is the Samsung Galaxy S II to the Apple iPhone 4?
The preliminary injunction, which was issued in a German court earlier this month, has barred Samsung from distributing its Galaxy Tab 10.1 touchscreen tablet across most of Europe, including the UK.
A separate lawsuit was also issued in Australia; at the time of writing, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 cannot be legally sold in this country.
Both court injunctions were made at the request of Apple, which has accused its rival of "slavishly" copying its products (read the full story here).
In other news, Samsung achieved 500 per cent year on year growth in smartphone shipments during the last quarter, with the company on track to overtake Apple in smartphone sales, according to analysts.
Apple is also tipped to be mounting a lawsuit against Motorola for its Xoom tablet.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v review
Apple iPad 2 review
Which tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 vs Apple iPad
Copyright © PC & Tech Authority. All rights reserved.
Issue: 339 | June 2015
Access CRN's extensive online resources including; email bulletins, community discussions and unique online news.
Processing registration... Please wait.
This process can take up to a minute to complete.
A confirmation email has been sent to your email address - SUPPLIED GOES EMAIL HERE. Please click on the link in the email to verify your email address. You need to verify your email before you can log on to the CRN website or start posting comments on articles.
If you do not receive your confirmation email within the next few minutes, it may be because the email has been captured by a junk mail filter. Please ensure you add the domain '@crn.com.au' to your white-listed senders.