Samsung loses another patent trial to Apple, this time in Japan

Apple Samsung Patent Dispute

A Japanese court on Thursday ruled in Apple’s (AAPL) favor in a recent patent infringement lawsuit filed by Samsung (005930). The company had alleged that Apple infringed Samsung’s 3G wireless patents in various iPhone models, however the Tokyo District Court ruled that Apple did not use Samsung’s data transmission technology, The Times of India reported. Apple and Samsung are currently engaged in a patent infringement dispute across 10 countries on five different continents. A Samsung spokesperson said the company was “disappointed by today’s court decision,” but it will continue to “take the measures necessary to protect our intellectual property rights.”

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