It looks like Apple patent spat with Samsung has reached the land of the rising sun. Reuters
reports that Cupertino is to take the Korean manufacturer in Japan to court over alleged violations of patents relating to the iPhone and iPad. Japanese Kyodo
News agency reported the news first, citing anonymous insiders who claim that Apple is looking to halt sales of allegedly infringing patents Samsung Galaxy S smartphones, seeking 100 million yen (about $ 1.3 million) damages. According to sources, the first hearing took place in a Tokyo District Court on Wednesday, but a court spokesman declined to comment on the pending case. Neither Samsung nor Apple have commented on the suit and the details of the patents in question are unclear, but we’ll keep you posted as we learn more.
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