According to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit the judge in a district court in California had erred in deciding that Apple failed to show that it was likely to succeed on the merits. Now, the Appeals Court says that Apple can now ask the court for an immediate ban against the sales of some Samsung tablets. Its a big blow to Samsung with also hurts Android also.
“Apple is widely regarded as an innovator of beautiful designs,” Apple lawyer Michael Jacobs of Morrison & Foerster told a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington today. “What we’re asking Samsung to do is stop copying. There are other beautiful designs out there.”