Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Samsung will reportedly sue Apple over LTE use on iPhone 5

Samsung has decided to sue Apple for patent infringement over its reported use of long-term evolution (LTE) connectivity in the next-generation smartphones.After reports of LTE capability on the iPhone 5, samsung  "has decided to take immediate legal action," an industry source tells the Korea Times. Europe and the United States "are our primary targets," the source said.
 U.S. trade judge hinting that Apple might not be able to persuade him that a pair of HTC patents related to 4G LTE technology should be invalidated in a case that could lead to an import ban on the latest iPad and the upcoming  iPhone 5.
U.S. International Trade Commission Judge Thomas Pender said  that "clear and convincing means something to me," addressing the guidelines for determining whether a patent should have been issued. "I have to be pretty darn certain a U.S. patent is invalid."

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