Things turned out to be on Apple’s favor when German judge Johanna Brueckner-Hoffman declared to ban Samsung from selling its GALAXY Tab 1o.1 tablets in Germany. Samsung Galaxy Tab has been one of the biggest competitor to Apple’s products.
etitor to Apple’s products.
The judge said:
“The court is of the opinion that Apple’s minimalistic design isn’t the only technical solution to make a tablet computer, other designs are possible,”
Judge Johanna Brueckner-Hofmann said in court in Duesseldorf that the overall impression of the tablet was too similar to the design of Apple’s iPad. On Thursday, Apple sought to ban sales of the Samsung GALAXY S, the GALAXY S II and the GALAXY Tab in Japan.