Yesterday Apple won an injunction stopping the sale of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the United States. Now Apple has posted the necessary US$2.6 million bond to block the sales, reports “FOSS Patents” (http://macte.ch/60g8R).
The $2.6 million bond posted by Apple is necessary to protect Samsung in the event that the Korean electronics maker appeals the injunction and succeeds. If the current injunction is found to have been improperly granted, Samsung could be awarded that money to compensate for any losses, notes “AppleInsider” (http://www.appleinsider.com).
This is all part of the ongoing, global legal battle. Apple and Samsung have filed more than 30 lawsuits against each other across four continents. For example, Apple alleges that Samsung copied the slide-to-unlock technology of its iPhone and iPad devices.