Samsung can resume selling its Galaxy tablet computer in Australia after a court there decided to lift a preliminary injunction imposed on it.
But the South Korean electronics company will have to wait until Friday after Apple indicated it would appeal to the nation’s high court. The federal court had agreed to keep the injunction in place until Friday.
The ruling provides a shot in the arm to Samsung, which had shelved its plans to sell Galaxy 10.1 tablet in Australia during the holiday season.
The court’s ruling said evidence failed to show the Galaxy tablet infringed Apple’s touchscreen patent.