Apple has but to announce the iPhone 5, however Samsung is it seems that already making plans to target it with patent lawsuits as the intellectual property dispute between the two firms continues to expand. phrase of Samsung’s plans comes from a “senior executive” on the firm and was mentioned to The Korea occasions.
“simply after the arrival of the iPhone 5 right here, Samsung plans to take Apple to court right here for its violation of Samsung’s wi-fi expertise associated patents,” mentioned a senior government from Samsung Electronics, asking not to be recognized.
“for as long as Apple does now not drop cellular telecommunications capabilities, it might be unimaginable for it to sell its i-branded products with out the use of our patents. we will stick to a strong stance in opposition to Apple all over the lingering legal fights.”
Samsung is stepping up its attacks on Apple’s products after courts in several countries have issued injunctions barring Samsung from promoting its Galaxy Tab devices in those markets following complaints of intellectual property infringement from Apple.
Samsung is unable to make any preemptive strikes against the iPhone 5 as a result of Apple has yet to divulge any details on the device, which means that Samsung has no product in opposition to which to lodge infringement claims at this time. but Samsung is evidently preparing its case in line with patents it owns associated to general wi-fi know-how, which the iPhone 5 will undoubtedly be the usage of. once the tool is introduced, Samsung can be free to make its infringement claims towards Apple and the iPhone 5.
The report from The Korea instances also in brief cites unspecified “officers” who declare that the iPhone 5 will embody close to-container conversation (NFC) know-how. reports thus far were uncertain about whether or not such know-how would appear in the iPhone 5 or be held for the iPhone 6, but general consensus has been leaning toward NFC no longer being integrated within the iPhone 5.
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