Samsung says files lawsuit against Apple over latest iPhone

SEOUL, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday that it filed a new lawsuit against Apple Inc

in a U.S. court, contending the iPhone 5 infringed on Samsung's patents.

In a statement, Samsung said: "...we have little choice but to take the steps necessary to protect our innovations and intellectual property rights."

(Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin; Editing by Ken Wills)


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