The continuing legal battle between Apple and Samsung over patent infringements continues as the former officially moved to block the sale of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the United States. Apple has posted the necessary $2.6 million bond, thus formalizing their blockage of U.S. imports of the infringing tablet, according to iDownload Blog.
Apple’s move comes just days after the Cupertino, California company won a preliminary injunction on the sale of Samsung’s tablet in the U.S.
According to the report, “the bond ensures that Samsung doesn’t suffer a business loss should it appeal the decision and the court finds the preliminary injunction improperly granted.”
From a practical standpoint, this means very little. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is already outdated, having been replaced by the Galaxy Tab 2.
However, Apple seems determined to have a court of law affirm their belief that Samsung copied the iPad when the Galaxy Tab 10.1 was first released in June.
For more on the ongoing legal battle between Apple and Samsung, be sure to check out our previous coverage on the subject.