Samsung Fires Back At Apple With 3 Patent Suits

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 7:24 PM EDT) -- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. said Friday it had filed patent lawsuits in three countries against Apple Inc., fighting back after Apple brought a lawsuit in the U.S. claiming the electronics company copied the look of iPhone smartphones and iPad tablets.

Samsung said in a statement Friday that it had filed suit against Apple in the Seoul Central District Court, citing five patent infringements; in Tokyo, claiming two patent infringements; and in Mannheim, Germany, claiming three infringements. 

“Samsung is responding actively to the legal action taken against...
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