Apple, Samsung allowed to add products in U.S. patent lawsuit

“A U.S. judge allowed Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to pursue claims the iPhone 5 infringes its patents on Thursday, while also allowing Apple Inc to add claims that the Samsung Galaxy Note, Galaxy S III and the Jelly Bean operating system violate its patents,” Nate Raymond reports for Reuters.

“The ruling by U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal in San Jose, California, was the latest development in a continuing legal war by Apple against manufacturers like Samsung whose products use Google Inc’s Android software,” Raymond reports. “The case is one of two patent infringement lawsuits pending in the U.S. District Court in San Jose by Apple against Samsung. An earlier lawsuit by Apple that related to different patents resulted in a $1.05 billion jury verdict against Samsung on August 24.”

Raymond reports, “The case is Apple Inc v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al., U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 12-cv-00630.”

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  1. I guess I am just stupid because I can look at Android and see it is a copy of IOS…. and knowing that Eric Schmidt was CEO of Google while seving on Apple’s board and miraculously switched the direction of Googles upcomong Blackberry OS clone immediately after being privy to Apple’s new OS….is all just coincidence ….uh huh….

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