Apple vs. Samsung: The Patent Wars, Explained [INFOGRAPHIC]

Stephanie Buck

The intellectual property battle rages on between Apple and Samsung. In April 2011, Apple filed for patent infringement, claiming that Samsung copied its iPhone and iPad designs. Courts all over the world have taken on this battle. Europe and Australia, for instance, have ordered preliminary injunctions barring Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from shelves -- just in time for the holiday season.

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Take a look through the infographic below to study the roots and progression of the Apple/Samsung lawsuit. Do you think the mobile designs are too similar?

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Graphic courtesy of Online MBA Guide.

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