In regard to the Galaxy Tab 10.1, Apple claims Samsung infringed on what the European Union calls “community design”. A special designation under European intellectual property laws, community design is meant to thwart others from copying your design, i.e. copycat clothing.
Tim Cook not worried about Android’s market share, says Apple still makes the best devices
After countless lawsuits, it was obvious that Samsung could not play a crucial role in Apple’s supply chain, like it once had, but moving away from Samsung hasn’t been easy. Apple has poured millions of dollars into rival manufacturers like Sharp and TSMC, but even that hasn’t proven to be successful as it has had to resume buying LCD panels from Samsung.