Apple officially appeals in ebook pricing case

Apple is appealing a verdict that it conspired to fix ebook prices. The company isn’t required to file the full appeal until early 2014, but here are some of the arguments to expect. Simon & Schuster, one of the settling publishers in the case, is appealing the injunction as well.

French court says no to iPhone 4S ban

Apple will be able to continue selling the iPhone 4S in France unimpeded, according to a court decision on Thursday. The Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris has denied a request by Samsung to secure a preliminary injunction against the sale of the 4S.

Apple keeps Australian Galaxy Tab ban alive for another week

The temporary injunction in Australia against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1, which was struck down on Wednesday, will remain in effect for one more week, according to a decision by the country’s High Court on Friday. The week-long delay could have considerable effect on Samsung’s holiday sales.

Australian court lifts ban on Galaxy Tab

The injunction previously won by Apple in Australia against the sale of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab has been overturned Tuesday as the result of a Federal Court appeal. The temporary injunction was unanimously ruled against by the court’s panel of judges, and will end Friday.

Samsung won’t try to block iPhone 4S sales in South Korea

Samsung has surprisingly decided not to file for an injunction against Apple’s iPhone 4S in its home country of South Korea, it told major Korean newspaper The Chosunilbo on Monday. The decision comes after similar attempts are already underway in France, Italy, Australia and Japan.

Apple won’t have to share carrier contracts with Samsung

Samsung tried to get a look at the full versions of Apple’s carrier contracts with Australian providers in an ongoing court case in that country earlier this week. The presiding judge in the case, however, told Samsung’s lawyers Friday that Apple need not go that far.