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Apple Sues Samsung Over Galaxy Android Devices

Ian Sherr, reporting for the WSJ:

The lawsuit, filed on April 15 in the Northern District of California, alleged that Samsung’s smartphones, such as the “Galaxy S 4G,” “Epic 4G,” “Nexus S” and its “Galaxy Tab” touchscreen tablet, violated Apple’s intellectual property.

“Rather than innovate and develop its own technology and a unique Samsung style for its smart phone products and computer tablets, Samsung chose to copy Apple’s technology, user interface and innovative style in these infringing products,” the lawsuit said.

The Nexus S, of course, is a “pure Google” Android device, with no software customization by Samsung.

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Monday, 18 April 2011