Summary Box: Samsung can sell Galaxy in Australia

GALAXY’S FUTURE: Samsung Electronics Co. can sell its Galaxy tablet computer in Australia after the country’s highest court dismissed Apple’s appeal in its global patent battle.

APPLE’S CLAIM: Apple has accused Samsung of copying its iPad and iPhone, including the product design and user interface.

ELSEWHERE: The two companies have filed patent-infringement lawsuits against each other around the world. Courts in several nations ? including Germany and the Netherlands ? have ruled in favor of Apple.