« on: November 25, 2013, 12:05:37 PM »
Samsung is a South Korean company.It has a US branch - which has to comply with US laws - you can sue (and any outcome is valid only there). If it had not one, just reseller, you could sue resellers maybe, but you can't sue a foreign company in your country, you may have to call in WTO or the like, but a court jurisdiction can't go beyond a nation borders, some agreements may let you to do something more, but it works in systems like the EU or the like.
Here in Italy Turin court tried to judge a Chinese company for selling counterfeit goods - it has to ask the Chinese company to declare a domicile in Italy for the purpose, because the laws requires it - you can guess what the answer was...
If it's a fake of course Canon doesn't matter - but if it was not, it could be difficult to enforce IP protection in some countries.