Australia Retailers Work Around Galaxy Tab Injunction

Apple may have been awarded a temporary injunction blocking Samsung from selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia, but that isn’t stopping other companies from selling the tablet despite legal threats from Cupertino. Companies like dMavo are still selling Samsung’s iPad competitor, and they’re ready to take on Apple if they have to.

Apple v SamsungAustralia retailers aren’t worried about Apple’s ban on Samsung tablet sales

In the case of dMavo, according to the Sydney Morning Herald, the company has already created a separate business entity in Europe and will ship tablets from Asia as an effort to help ward off legal action from Apple.

Apple and Samsung have been locked in a legal battle over patent infringement claims for several months. Both companies have alleged that the other’s mobile devices use patented technologies without proper licensing, and have filed lawsuits against each other in the U.S. and other countries.

A German court upheld an injunction blocking the sale of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in the country, and the company filed an appeal in hopes of overturning that ruling. Apple was also awarded a temporary injunction through a Dutch court blocking the sale of some Galaxy devices in the European Union, along with current temporary injunction blocking the sale of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in Australia.

“We have a new entity established and a separate server — just to deal with the tablet orders — that is undergoing testing as of last Saturday,” said dMavo managing director Wojtek Czarnocki. “Was Apple just bluffing or do they really want to play the cat and mouse game? We’re up for it.”