19 Apr '11, 1am

Apple sues Samsung Electronics, claiming that Samsung's Galaxy line of phones and tablets copied the iPhone & iPad

Apple sues Samsung Electronics, claiming that Samsung's Galaxy line of phones and tablets copied the iPhone & iPad

An employee of Samsung Electronics demonstrates Samsung's Galaxy Tab tablet at a showroom of the company in Seoul in January 2011. -- FILE PHOTO: REUTERS SAN FRANCISCO - APPLE sued rival Samsung Electronics claiming that Samsung's Galaxy line of mobile phones and tablet 'slavishly' copies the iPhone and iPad, according to court papers. Galaxy products use Google's Android operating system, the lawsuit says, which directly competes with Apple's mobile software. However, Apple's claims against Samsung focus on Galaxy's design features, such as the look of its screen icons. The lawsuit, filed on Friday, alleges Samsung violated Apple's patents and trademarks. 'This kind of blatant copying is wrong,' Apple spokesman Kristin Huguet said in a statement. A Samsung representative could not immediately be reached for comment. Mr John Jackson, an analyst with CCS Insight, said Samsu...

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