The patent wars are getting ugly again . After suing Nokia in response to the Finnish phone makers claim , the Cupertino, California based company is now suing HTC for alleged infringement of 20 Apple patents related to the iPhone
Looks like this move is directed more at Android than HTC , we’ll have more on that soon.
Seems like Apple is not amused by the fast rise of Android in the US market. Wish Apple spent more time on improving their distribution network (India still does not have the 3GS) or getting better names of their products
(iPad ) or eliminating child labor in it’s manufacturing facilities !
“We can sit by and watch competitors steal our patented inventions, or we can do something about it. We’ve decided to do something about it,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “We think competition is healthy, but competitors should create their own original technology, not steal ours.”
Here is the statement from Apple