Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Apple Says ICloud Not Breached
webOS Is Still Alive With LuneOS ROM Release for Android, webOS Devices
AMD Launches AMD Radeon R9 285 Graphics, "Never Settle: Space Edition" Game Bundle
AMD Introduces New 8-core FX-series Processors
New Philips Hue Beyond Combines Functionality And Ambient Lighting for Home
LG and Samsung Add Swarovski Crystals on Their Products
Pioneer DDJ-WeGO3 Allows You To Mix Tracks from Spotify or iTunes
Apple's iCloud Could Have Allowed Celebrity Nude-Photo Leak
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > General Computing > Apple F...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Apple Files Suit Against Samsung


Apple has sued Samsung Electronics claiming that the South Korean company's Galaxy line of smartphones and tablet computers copy Apple's iPad and iPhone.

The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Apple directly claims that the product design, user interface and packaging of Samsung's Galaxy products "slavishly copy" Apple.

"When a Samsung Galaxy phone is used in public, there can be little doubt that it would be viewed as an Apple product based upon the design alone," Apple says in its lawsuit, which was filed Friday.

Apple is seeking an order barring Samsung from infringing on a variety of its patents and trademarks, as well as unspecified damages.

Samsung said Tuesday that it plans to lodge a counterclaim against Apple over the U.S. company's accusations.

Apple first released the iPhone in 2007, and has since upgraded the device several times. The company unveiled the iPad last year, and began selling the iPad 2 in March.

Samsung began selling the Galaxy smartphones and Galaxy Tab tablet computer in the U.S. last year, all of which run on Google's Android operating software.

The lawsuit is the latest in a long string of patent disputes among phone makers trying to stake a claim on a slice of the rapidly growing smart phone market. Apple, Microsoft, Nokia and HTC and others have taken legal action to protect intellectual property in the last few years.

Apple is one of Samsung's biggest clients, providing semiconductor to the U.S. company. However, Apple is also Samsung's rival in the mobile market.

To better compete with Apple, Samsung redesigned within weeks its new 10.1-inch tablet, first introduced in February, to make it the thinnest in the category after Apple set the trend with its iPad 2.


Previous
Next
Skype Acknowledged Privacy Vulnerability in Skype for Android        All News        AMD Releases Radeon HD 6570 and HD 6670 Mainstream GPUs
Google Seeks Users Feedback To Improve Google Maps     General Computing News      The Pirate Bay Becomes Research Bay

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Introduces First Curved Soundbar For TVs
Samsung Partners with Nike On Running App
Samsung Applied for Samsung Quantum Dot TV Trademark
Samsung, LG Introduce New Smartwatches
Samsung Starts Mass Production Of First 3D TSV DDR4 Modules
Samsung To Unveil Virtual Reality Headset, Bendable TVs
Samsung To Unveil New Smart TV Content at IFA 2014
Samsung Delivers Slim Level Box mini Wireless Speaker
Samsung, Microsoft Want To End Android Patent Dispute Soon
Galaxy Note 4 May Come in Two Versions
Samsung Buys Home-automation Company SmartThings
Samsung Exynos 5430 Is The Company's First 20nm SoC

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .