Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Apple sues Samsung Galaxy Tab & Galaxy S

Apple sued Samsung to court. Apple accused Samsung mimic the iPad, iPod and iPhone in tablet product line and mobile Galaxy Galaxy Tab.

In a lawsuit in U.S. documents District Court for the Northern District of California, Apple considers that Samsung do the copying technology, design and even product packaging.

"Rather than develop the product independently, Samsung chose to imitate Apple's innovative technology, user interface and elegant packaging products, in violation of intellectual property rights of Apple," Apple said in a statement, quoted in Computerworld, Tuesday (04/19/2011).

Samsung itself is the first major vendor to challenge Apple iPad with Galaxy Tab. They are also one of the largest Android handset manufacturers, with the Galaxy S sold to millions of units worldwide.

Complaint filed by Apple, including 10 patent infringement, copyright infringement and two unfair business practices. Apple filed Samsung Electronics, Samsung America and Samsung Telecommunications America as the party responsible.

Items claimed to mimic Apple's 4G phones including Epic, Captivate, Indulge, Nexus S, S and tablets Galaxy Galaxy Tab. Samsung's own party have not provided comments related to this lawsuit.


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