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Apple wins Samsung phone ban in Dutch court

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Apple has rolled up its sleeves and continues to throw punches at Samsung. Wednesday, a court in the Netherlands agreed with Apple’s claim that a handful of Samsung smartphones violate Apple’s patents. In particular, the handsets violate a patent with respect to how smartphones scroll and browse through a photo gallery.

The handsets in question include the Samsung Galaxy S, Samsung Galaxy S II, and the Samsung Ace. The injunction preventing their import goes into effect October 13 in Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. The injunction would include nearly two dozen more countries if Apple had more aggressively applied for registration of the patent. As it stands, the injunction applies to just those six countries.

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