It must be noted that Apple also claimed that Samsung copied Apple's icon design by making then square with rounded edge.
Should Android fleet now sue Apple for copying core Android features?
If Apple continues to sue companies at this rate most of its profits will be burned in lawsuits and the company will go back to where it came from.
"We will continue to actively defend and protect our intellectual property," Suwon, South Korea-based Samsung said in an e-mailed statement.
Steve Park, a Seoul-based spokesman for Apple, referred Bloomberg to the company's earlier statements. The company said on April 18 that Samsung "blatantly" copied its technologies and designs.
How about the way iOS 5 blatantly copied from Android?
The accusation is coming from a company which is known to copy business ideas from service providers and then cut them from Apple's platform. Apple uses a term and concept Launchpad which is a service used by Ubuntu for couple of years now. Canonical is comparatively smaller company to sue Apple. Should we consider Facetime as a rip-off of Skype? Is not Safari a copy of Internet Browser like Internet Explorer? Is Not Ping a copy cat of Last.fm?
Apple's WiFi sync feature was an app developed by a independent developer. Apple removed that App from its store and then presented it as a feature of iOS 5 cutting out the profits and hard work of that developer?
Apple used to be a tiny company before the arrival of the iPhone. The company was not used to competition as Microsoft and Nokia did not bother to create better product as they were monopolies in their segments. Now, with Android Apple is facing the competition. Sadly, instead of competing with the competitors on basis of better products, Apple has resorted to breaking them down by multiple lawsuits.
Apple has created a hostile environment for healthy competition, innovation and freedom.