Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 4th Nov 2011 22:20 UTC
Legal This is probably not entirely surprising. The European Commission has announced that it is investigating both Apple and Samsung because they may have breached antitrust rules with regard to patents used as standard in the mobile phone industry - otherwise known as FRAND patents. While the EC states it's investigating both Samsung and Apple, it's likely the investigation focusses on Samsung.
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Sure it's FRAND patents
by Nicholas Blachford on Sat 5th Nov 2011 02:45 UTC
Nicholas Blachford
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I haven't been following this in any detail but I've heard Samsung was not using FRAND patents, but other related patents that are not part of the standards.

They'll all kiss and make up eventually - big companies suing one another is not exactly new.

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