Smartphone Wars To Rage On, Despite Apple CEO's Distaste

Law360, New York (April 25, 2012, 9:05 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook's statement Tuesday that he has "always hated litigation" and would prefer settlements has raised some eyebrows in tech circles, but doesn't likely presage a quick end to the myriad patent disputes the company is waging, attorneys say.

In a conference call to discuss Apple's second quarter earnings, Cook was asked whether there was a point at which the company would find it as reasonable to settle the patent suits it has brought against its competitors in the smartphone and tablet markets....
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