Samsung Petitions Apple to Provide Samples of Future iPhone and iPad
Samsung seems to learn from its current situation, as the company requests Apple to provide samples of its upcoming devices.
Following Apple’s copyright infringement lawsuit last April, Samsung requested the Cupertino-based company to provide samples of their next generation iPhone and iPad by July 17, 2011. This is done in order to prevent the latter from facing the same lawsuit again. In addition to this, the Korean tech company also requested that only their lawyers be allowed to see the devices.
But a week before the motion was filed at San Jose, California last Friday, Apple appealed to see the final production samples of Samsung’s unreleased devices — including Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9, Galaxy S II, Droid Charge and Infuse 4G. Apple’s lawsuit against Samsung last month claims that the latter had copied the user interface and design features of their devices. As a response, Samsung fired back with a wave of patent infringement lawsuits that targets the big fruit’s products in multiple countries.
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