By Sonya Magett, EnStarz | Jul 25, 2012 11:04 AM EDT
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 cannot be sold in the entire European Union.
A German court announced the ruling based on Apple's request to stop Europe from selling Samsung's device that they claim is too similar to their iPad.
The Dusseldorf Higher Court, who made the decision, upheld the same ruling made by the District Court in February.
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According to CNET, Samsung issued a statement that the company is disappointed with the court's ruling, and that it "will continue...to protect our intellectual property rights and defend against Apple's claims to ensure our products remain available to consumers throughout the European Union."
Apple sued Samsung last year in the United States, stating the South-Korean company's Galaxy Tabs are too similar to their iPhones and iPads.
The Higher Court will allow Samsung to continue to sell the revised version of the 10.1 which was banned, but has since been renamed the 10.1 N.
Last year, a German court ruled that the Galaxy 10.1 was too similar to Apple's patents.
The ruling comes a week after Samsung won a court ruling in the UK that the Galaxy Tabs are not similar to Apple's iPads.
Samsung revealed to CNET that the High Court of England and Wales ruled that their Galaxy Tabs are different from iPads.
The German court ruling is another blow to Samsung this year. The company requested the ban of Google's Galaxy Nexus from being sold in stores before its release and won, but the ban was temporarily lifted, according to CNET. The Google Nexus is almost sold out in the country and Samsung is working to have the ban put back in place.
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