We all know Apple’s industrial designs come by way of Jonathan Ive, but who’s designing the devices that Cupertino claims are copycats? At Samsung, it’s someone who seems to take as much pride in his work as Ive does.
The patent wars between Samsung and Apple are heating up again, this time on Sammy’s home turf of South Korea. Only hours before Apple takes the stage to introduce its latest gizmos, the Korean consumer electronics giant has filed yet another lawsuit against Cupertino, which take aim at the company’s latest generation of iOS devices.
Getting excited about next week’s Apple media event? Apparently, so are the folks over at Ars Technica, who have spotted the fabled iPad 3 (or is it iPad HD?) lurking in their server logs. Meanwhile, the banners are going up at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center, which means the countdown is on. In the meantime, the weekend is here again, so kick back and soak up the day’s news for this fine Friday, March 2, 2012.
Apple unleashes a patent assualt of biblical proportions on Samsung, and this time the chances of Cupertino blocking the latest and greatest Android device from the U.S. market is real.
Will this new lawsuit be the one to melt Android's Ice Cream Sandwich operating system? Will it be the lawsuit to tip the scales in the ongoing global legal war between Apple and Samsung? Let's get a dun-dun and review.
If you’re trying to keep score at home with all of the smartphone patent battles flying back and forth, it’s time to add another one to the heap: Apple is looking to get the Samsung Galaxy Nexus banned here in the U.S., but it may have more to do with the software than the actual hardware.
Sometimes people joke that political science degrees won’t lead to lucrative careers. However, somewhere there sits a small group of Apple employees who may be primed to write a really big check because someone didn’t stay very current on world events. Meanwhile, things just got real down under as Apple unloads on Samsung in Australia.
Who owns the name iPad in China? Well, which China do you mean? How many patents can you jam into one lawsuit, anyway? Cue the dun dun and let's sit down to another week of Law & Apple, Pacific island style.