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Samsung wants iPhone 4S ban in Australia, Japan

October 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Samsung Electronics is once again going after Apple Inc. The company is trying to block the sale of the new iPhone in Japan and Australia.

Samsung filed preliminary injunctions in court Monday, saying Apple is violating its patents.

Meantime, Samsung is appealing an Australian court's decision to temporarily ban the sale of Samsung's new Galaxy Tablet computer after Apple accused Samsung of violating its patents.