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Samsung Petitions Apple to Provide Samples of Future iPhone and iPad

Written on May 30, 2011 by Adam Eve

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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.

While the two companies are competing in court, they have historically been close business tandem. However, it didn’t keep the Samsung Group from being aimed at.

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Android Developers Slam Google for Lack of Copyright Protection

Written on March 22, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Google Android Market treads into unstable waters as Android developers hit them for lack of protection.

Google Android doesn’t have everything, and put anti-game copying policies into the list as well. Android developers aren’t particularly happy with their games being blatantly copied by other developers over at the Android Market, more so they aren’t happy with the way Google is handling the situation. One of who is Kevin Baker, developer of the Android game Sinister Planet, whose game has been copied and repackaged for sale by a developer named Joyworld.

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Clearwire Cleared of Trademark Case vs Sony Ericsson For Now

Written on February 16, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Clearwire wins round one. Is Sony Ericsson going to retaliate soon?

Clearwire has just won round one of a trademark case vs corporate giant Sony Ericsson. It was reported about a month ago that Sony Ericsson has sued Clearwire for alleged copyright/trademark violation of the former’s logo. Clearwire vehemently denied the accussations and have submitted a counter statement indicating that the demand had “insufficient evidence of likelihood of confusion and no irreparable harm.” We couldn’t blame Sony Ericsson though because their logos do looke a little similar, but hey, it happens around the world.

Clearwire may have won this round, but Sony Ericsson isn’t gonna go down that easily. Check out Clearwire’s official statement on the matter after the break!

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