Thursday December 20, 2012

EU Making Antitrust Charges Against Samsung Soon

I'm not sure how filing patent lawsuits against Apple turns into an antitrust case against Samsung, but that is exactly what is happening here.

The European Commission is set to charge South Korean electronics group Samsung in an antitrust patent case, the European Union's competition chief Joaquin Almunia said on Thursday. The EU competition watchdog is investigating whether Samsung broke EU competition rules by filing patent lawsuits against Apple.