According to The Times of India, The European Commission is set to charge South Korean electronics group Samsung in an antitrust patent case, the European Union's competition chief Joaquin Almunia said on Thursday. The EU competition watchdog is investigating whether Samsung broke EU competition rules by filing patent lawsuits against Apple. "We will issue a statement of objections very soon," Almunia said, referring to the Commission's charge sheet. Yesterday we reported that Samsung had dropped Apple injunctions in Europe in the hopes of averting charges from the European Commission. At the moment, it looks like that was too little too late.
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