Apple’s pride can stay intact for at least a little while longer: the company successfully won a stay on a UK ruling that would have it post notices clearing Samsung’s name in the wake of the two tech giants’ patent dispute in the country. Apple now won’t have to face any kind of public flogging unless it loses an appeal on the non-infringement verdict, which is due to be heard in October. Not surprisingly, the iPad creator doesn’t want its own site to become a billboard promoting someone else’s work. The decision makes Samsung’s victory that much more bittersweet — along with losing that instant satisfaction from a humbled Apple, it still has to accept a verdict that claims the Galaxy Tab supposedly isn’t cool enough to have been an imitation.
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Apple wins stay on having to post ‘Samsung did not copy’ notice originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 26 Jul 2012 16:59:00 EST.