Samsung Confirms: iPhone 5 To Join The Ranks Of Existing Patent Lawsuits

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http://techcrunch.com – Samsung has been widely expected to add the iPhone 5 to its ongoing patent disputes with Apple, and today the Korean electronics company made that official, noting in a U.S. court filing uncovered by Reuters that it “will file, in the near future, a motion to amend its infringement contentions to add the iPhone 5 as an accused product.” Samsung expects the iPhone 5 to fall under the same areas of infringement as existing iPhone models. It’s not surprising that Samsung would target the iPhone 5, given that the device has already been a high-profile hit for its smartphone (IT news)