[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] on Friday declined to issue a preliminary injunction against Samsung Electronics [corporate website; Bloomberg backgrounder], as requested by Apple [corporate website; Bloomberg backgrounder]. District Judge Lucy Koh’s ruling against Apple [Reuters report] is the latest decision in a legal battle, which began in April when Apple filed a complaint [JURIST report] against Samsung alleging that its "Galaxy" line of products copies Apple’s iPhone and…