Samsung Has Plenty Of Time As Judge Koh Sets Apple Injunction Hearing For December 6
It appears Samsung will have a bit of time before Apple gets its injunction hearing, as it’s being reported that Judge Koh has set the hearing date for December 6. That’s more than three months away and isn’t really what Apple was hoping for. Apple was shooting for a quicker hearing date in order to get Samsung’s infringing products off of shelves as soon as possible. Apple is gearing up for the launch of its next iPhone and with the holiday season right around the corner, they don’t want consumers confusing these infringing products for iPhones.
As I’ve said before, while Apple has a good chance of winning an injunction thanks to their recent court victory, it isn’t a given and they will still need to prove that these devices will cause irreparable harm to their products if not banned.
Three months in mobile years is half of an eternity, making the ban of these Samsung devices even less effective. Who’s really going to be going out looking for a DROID Charge or a Galaxy Prevail come December? Not many people, that’s for sure.
Looks like we’ll see you in December. Enjoy the break.