“Huawei is suing its tech rival Samsung over claims that its patents have been infringed,” BBC News reports. “The Chinese firm said it was pursuing its South Korean rival in two courts – one in California, the other in Shenzhen.”
“According to Huawei, several of its cellular communications and software inventions had been used in Samsung’s phones without its permission,” The Beeb reports. “”
“Such clashes have become less common since Apple and Samsung’s high-profile courtroom battle in 2011, which led to both firms revealing secrets about their inner workings and racking up large legal bills,” The Beeb reports. “One expert noted that just because papers had been filed in the latest case did not mean Huawei and Samsung would necessarily fight a similar battle in public. ‘Huawei may have initiated litigation as lever to get a settlement,’ commented Ilya Kazi from the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: As Apple iPhone vacuums up all of the smartphone industry’s profits – apropos, as iPhone created the smartphone industry — the incestuous IP-thieving knockoff peddlers are turning on each other. 🙂
Enjoy the heatwave, slavish copiers!
Apple’s iPhone owns 94% of smartphone industry’s profits – November 16, 2015
[Thanks to MacDailyNews readers too numerous to mention individually for the heads up.]