Samsung Executive Vice President David Eun has told All Things D‘s Kara Swisher that the legal battles between his company and Apple have been “a loss” for innovation. He made the comments at the D: Dive Into Media conference on Monday. He did acknowledge that Samsung makes money off of every iPhone sold, but Eun wasn’t legally able to expand on his thoughts about lawsuits between the two companies around the globe as most are on-going. However, his views echo some tech pundit’s views that legal battles over patents hurt innovation. Others, of course, say patents spur innovation as companies are forced to come up with new ways of doing things.
Interested readers can view the interview here.
Samsung: battle with Apple “a loss” for innovation originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Tue, 12 Feb 2013 09:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.