Samsung Fights to Keep U.S. Products

    A logo of Samsung Electronics is seen on the glass door of its showroom in Seoul on April 27, 2012. South Korea's Samsung Electronics reported a record net profit of 5.05 trillion won (4.44 billion USD) in the first quarter, thanks largely to strong smartphone sales. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE        (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/GettyImages)

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    Samsung Electronics is fighting tooth and claw to keep its smartphones and other devices on American shelves after losing a $1.05 billion patent ruling to Apple in a U.S. court a week ago. The South Korean company said it will take “all necessary measures to ensure the availability of our products in the U.S. market” in a statement. After winning the latest battle in the ongoing patent wars between the two tech giants, Apple moved on Monday to have eight Samsung devices tossed out of U.S. stores. The products—which are only a few of the 28 Samsung gadgets found to infringe on Apple patents—include versions of the company’s popular Galaxy and Droid smartphones.

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