Samsung and Apple AAPL -2.13%have been battling it out in courtrooms across the globe over patents. Now a new battle seems to be brewing. South Korea’s biggest consumer electronics company says it plans to expand a TV commercial—one that pokes fun at Apple’s iPhone 5– in Australia and New Zealand later this month. A company spokesman said details such as when it would air haven’t been finalized, but the plan is to expand the commercial to other markets in the Asia-Pacific region at a later stage. http://blogs.wsj.com/korearealtime/2012/10/08/new-battle-brewing-between-samsung-and-apple/?mod=yahoo_hs
James F. Booth
For more than 25 years, James Booth has provided consulting and legal services to telecommunications carriers and to enterprise companies that manage their own telecommunications networks. Since June of 2009 he has also served as General Counsel of Spread Networks, LLC, which is the industry leader in the construction and operation of low latency high speed networks. Before joining Spread he was General Counsel for OnFiber Communications, a competitive telecommunications provider, and was the sole attorney for Qwest Communications International in support of its construction of an 18,800 mile fiber optic network spanning the United States. Earlier he was lead counsel for U S WEST in its wireless and cable television ventures in the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.