“Apple (AAPL) struck a major blow to its frenemy Samsung in court,” Vincent Trivett reports for Minyanville.
“Samsung was sanctioned by a judge for refusing to obey a court order requiring it to reveal source code for a particular ‘design-around’ that Apple says violates its intellectual property,” Trivett reports. “Apple is claiming that Samsung’s TouchWiz skin for Android blatantly copies the look and feel of iOS and the source code should shed light on whether the interface was written specifically to avoid patent claims.”
Trivett reports, “While Samsung supplies parts for Apple products, the two gadget giants have filed 30 lawsuits against one another since April 2011.”
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Apple wins U.S. court sanctions against Samsung in patent infringement suit – May 5, 2012