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Samsung to sue Apple over LTE in iPhone 5

Europe and US to be primary targets

It seems as though Samsung is trying to emulate Cupertino even when it is not stealing iOS icons and making rectangular phones.

The Korea Times reports that Samsung will take “immediate legal action” against Apple, following reports that the new iPhone 5 features LTE. An industry source told the paper that the US and Europe and Samsung’s “primary targets” in the suit.

After scoring a major coup in its billion dollar lawsuit against Samsung, Apple has faced some legal setbacks of its own. A US court recently upheld a couple of HTC patents related to LTE technology and they could even lead to an import ban against the new iPhone.

Now Samsung could also enter the fray and give Apple a taste of its own medicine. Unfortunately, instead of reviewing new products, talking chips and software, it seems the tech press will soon have to start keeping track of jurisprudence and international patent laws.

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