The following is excerpted from a November 3, 2011 article published at Reuters Canada:
A small Spanish tablet maker has won a patent infringement battle with Apple Inc in a rare victory against the U.S. company in its global defense of markets for its iPads, a court document showed on Wednesday.
The Spanish ruling came as Apple awaits a court decision on a similar case against Samsung Electronics.
Spain's Nuevas Tecnologias y Energias Catala (NT-K) has successfully appealed a 2010 injunction from a local court to ban the import of its tablet computer -- manufactured in China -- to Spain.
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