FOSS Patents: Immediately after a judge ordered the two companies to conduct settlement talks, Samsung has filed a complaint saying that Apple violates eight of its patents. The move is widely seen as a defensive strategy to counter Apple's claims that Samsung's Galaxy smartphones and tablets copy the iPhone and iPad.
Florian Mueller writes, "The bottom line: the biggest patent fight ever in the wireless devices industry (litigation in nine countries, plus defensive actions in a tenth) just got bigger."
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