Samsung Electronics (Uk) Ltd v Apple Inc: PatC 9 Jul 2012

The court found that Samsung had not, in its tablet computers, infringed the registered design belonging to Apple, and granted a declaration accordingly.


Birss J QC


[2012] EWHC 1882 (Pat), [2013] ECDR 1




England and Wales

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At PatCSamsung Electronics (UK) Ltd v Apple Inc CA 18-Oct-2012
In a registered design claim, the line drawings included one or two small features (an opening catch and a rim around the edge), and the natural implication was that no other ornamentation was intended, a view supported by the fact that the . .
CitedPMS International Group Plc v Magmatic Ltd SC 9-Mar-2016
Overall Impression of Design is a Judgment
The respondent had alleged infringement of its registered design in the ‘Trunki’, a ride-on children’s suitcase. At first instance, the judge had held that the surface decorations were to be ignored. On appeal it had been held that the judge had . .
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Intellectual Property

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