Sooner or later it had to happen: Korean giant Samsung yesterday included in the list of devices that violate its patents, iPhone 5 from Apple. Consideration of a new lawsuit against the company is scheduled in 2014. He was drafted in response to Samsung ban sales of its Galaxy Nexus, accused of infringing patents Apple.
The Korean company is to release iPhone 5 smartphone which threatened to turn to the list of “objectionable” devices. To do this, the experts had to Samsung acquainted with the device closer competitor.
September 21, iPhone 5 finally fell into the hands Samsung, and the company is pleased to find that it violates two of its patents related to UMTS and five functional patents. In violation of the past accused the previous model iPhone, but none of them has been banned for sale.
Recall that Apple has managed to ban the sale of Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Tab (ban on the tablet, in the end, was filmed), and in late August, the company added to the list of infringing its patents devices Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note. Therefore, the desire to expand the list of Samsung claims against kupertinovtsev looks quite reasonable.
It seems that this court “ping-pong” will continue as the most long as one of the companies did not stop releasing new device or not licensed at all controversial rival technologies. [via Appleinsider]