“Apple was granted two patents covering their earphones with remote and mic back in 2011,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.
“The first was granted in January and the second in March of that year, the very month and year that Samsung just happened to file for a patent that mirrors Apple’s product,” Purcher reports.
“Is Samsung trying to copy Apple?” Purcher asks. “You be the judge. By juxtaposing a key patent figure from Samsung’s current patent application against one of Apple’s original granted patent images you can clearly see that Samsung is once again trying to copy yet another Apple idea.”
Check out the comparison between yet another Apple original vs. Samsung knockoff in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Slavish.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]
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