“According to BrightWire, a business-to-business resource for portfolio managers, the Korean online news site iNews24 is reported today that ‘Samsung Electronics has brought a lawsuit against Apple in a court in South Korea over its ‘Notification Center’ patent infringement,’” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“The delay in launching the lawsuit may have been due to Google’s patent pending notification patents not being officially granted,” Purcher reports. “However, that changed last month when one of their notification patents was indeed granted under the title ‘Priority inbox notifications and synchronization for mobile-messaging application.’ This may have been enough for Samsung to get the lawsuit rolling.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Shouldn’t Google be the one suing Apple, not Samsung? It’s Google’s patent, not Samsung’s. This is like a regional McDonald’s franchisee suing Burger King over Big Mac knockoffs; wrong guy filed the lawsuit.