This patent war has been going for a very long time now and Samsung has seemingly had enough of it. After Apple was granted minor victories in a few different countries, Samsung’s vowed to be more aggressive in their efforts to run their business peacefully.
Up until recently, Samsung has only retaliated to Apple’s lawsuits. That’s over, according to Samsung’s Lee Younghee. Instead of waiting for Apple to attack and trying to defend themselves, they’ll become the attackers. Younghee says Samsung is tired of Apple freeriding on their wireless communications patents.
According to an unnamed source of Korea Times’ within Samsung, the only way Apple can avoid being hit heavy in Samsung’s new proceedings would be to strip all wireless communications components out of their phones and tablets. I suddenly need another bowl of popcorn. [via TechCrunch]