“Apple’s global campaign to stop its Korean rival from selling smartphones and tablets has faltered in recent months, but the iPhone-maker appears undeterred,” Jeff Roberts reports for paidContent.
“Apple is using two new patents for touchscreen technology, obtained in December, as the basis for yet another lawsuit,” Roberts reports. “In documents filed Tuesday in San Jose federal court, Apple revealed it is using newly-granted US Patents 8,074,172 and 8,086,604 to seek a temporary injunction against Samsung.”
Roberts reports, “It is not clear whether the new California lawsuit is aimed at Samsung’s tablet, its phones or both. The complaint has been filed under seal so, for now, the only public information available includes references to the new patent numbers in the docket and a filing (embedded below) that says the new case is connected to the prior one.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Appel doe snot have a global campaign to stop Samsung “from selling smartphones and tablets.” It only wants Samsung to stop slavish copying Apple’s products and stealing Apple’s patented IP.
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