Apple's succesfully blocked the Samsung Galaxy Tab in Australia and the European Union, excluding Netherlands and is now setting its sights on the Motorola Xoom, which it says has been copied from the iPad.
Those following the reports pertaining to Apple and patent lawsuits would know that the iPad manufacturer is planning to drag every major tablet manufacturer in the space to court, suing them for patent infringement. However, the real deal stands at this copy of a 4-page Community Design document, submitted by Apple to acquire a design patent. A look at the images in the link above, and you would know that by their very nature, these images are 'generic'. Simply put, every tablet, possibly made ever will bear at least some resemblance to Apple's iPad, simply because the product category is such.
Apple has been citing these very reasons for keeping the Galaxy Tab out of popular markets. To know all that has been happening between Apple and the rest of the tablet manufacturers, in terms of patents, click here.
Publish date: August 11, 2011 4:56 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 8:19 pm