Google Says It Never Copied iPhone Features for Android

Washington, April 13 (QNA) – Steering clear of the allegations, a
Google executive has taken a stand for Samsung in its patent
infringement trial against Apple. He reportedly said that Google
engineers have never copied Apple’s iPhone features for use in
The above statement was made during testimony in the Apple v.
Samsung patent-infringement trial.
Google vice president of Android, Hiroshi Lockheimer, walked the
jury through early development of Android and said engineers actually
tried to make software that was very different from Apple’s iOS
mobile operating system.

He emphasized that the company liked to have its own identity and
ideas, adding that it was very passionate about what it was doing,
and it was important that it had its own ideas.

Hiroshi Lockheimer was the first witness that Samsung called in its
defense against Apple. (QNA)

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