The Wall Street Journal recently conducted an interview with Samsung’s president of mobile communications J.K. Shin, regarding that company’s move to use Android in their tablet strategy moving forward. In that interview however, Shin seemed to be unfazed by Apple’s suit against Samsung for copying the design of Apple products. He also notes that the […]
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Samsung Not Worried about Apple Suit, Still Demanding to See Apple Prototypes Anyway

Samsung-Logo.jpgThe Wall Street Journal recently conducted an interview with Samsung’s president of mobile communications J.K. Shin, regarding that company’s move to use Android in their tablet strategy moving forward. In that interview however, Shin seemed to be unfazed by Apple’s suit against Samsung for copying the design of Apple products. He also notes that the situation could escalate before it get’s better.

Just remember, that Apple has access, for 30 days, to some of Samsung’s as-of-yet unreleased products such as next-generation Galaxy tab devices. As a perfect segway to my next subject, Samsung filed an motion seeking access to Apple’s next-generation devices as well.

Thisismynext is reporting that Samsung filed a motion late last week asking for access to Apple’s “iPhone 5” and “iPad 3” products, which of course, are unreleased at the moment. As I hinted at above, this request comes only after Apple was granted to Samsung prototypes.

It should also be noted that only the lawyers of each respective company are allowed to see the products. No engineers or product guys allowed. This appears to be a move on Samsung’s part to gather additional leverage. Kind of a “I know something you don’t want anyone else to know”-type situation.

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