On 8th September 2011, Apple commenced infringement proceedings in the UK High Court against Samsung in relation to its Galaxy tablet and an alleged infringement of Apple's community design number 181-607-0001. Apple have already brought similar infringement proceedings in the Netherlands and Germany.
Samsung have meanwhile commenced a counter-claim against Apple for a declaration of non-infringement and an injunction to restrain Apple from threatening to bring infringement proceedings.
On the 4th April 2012, the High Court was asked to consider the following questions:
1. Did the High Court have jurisdiction to hear the case?
2. If not, did Samsung's claim that ...