Samsung moves ahead with tablet launch plans in India, Australia

NEW DELHI Wed Aug 10, 2011 3:51am EDT

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics, which has been locked in a patent infringement battle with Apple Inc, on Wednesday said a German court order to temporarily bar its flagship Galaxy tablet in the European Union would not affect its launch plans in Australia and India.

"We will be doing our best in order to protect our intellectual properties," Younghee Lee, senior vice president of global marketing at Samsung's mobile business, told Reuters in an interview in New Delhi as Samsung prepared to launch its main tablet computer in the country.

Lee said the firm would launch the tablet in India on Wednesday and in Australia in September.

A German court temporarily barred the Korean firm from selling the Galaxy tablet in the European Union except the Netherlands, in an order that came a week after Samsung was forced to delay the Australian launch of the tablet due to a similar lawsuit.

Samsung, Asia's biggest technology company by revenue, has said it will challenge the decision.

(Reporting by Devidutta Tripathy; Editing by Anshuman Daga and Jui Chakravorty)

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Well, that’s great – for Samsung at least. But how about the many stranded with the Galaxy Ace S 5830 having the ‘sleep of death’ issue which has no remedy except exchange (is it going to be impossible)? The link explaining the problem is attached herewith :http://mobileraptor.blogspot.com/2011/06/samsung-galaxy-ace-sleep-of-death-issue.html.
I am fed up with the ineffective responses and remedies; as you can see there are none. I have lost money, time and definitely my patience running around uselessly. In this competitive world Samsung needs to value not only its products but its reputation too. This may be just one comment but truth will out.

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