LG considers lawsuit over iPhone design


LG Electronics is considering whether it will file a lawsuit against Apple, claiming that the iPhone design is a clone of the unreleased LG KE850 “Prada” mobile phone. The LG phone shares some similarities with the iPhone, including a rounded, black design, touch-sensitive controls and a full-screen interface. “At first glance, we recognized the iPhone shares many form factors with the Prada phone. We are flattered that other makers follow our design policy,” LG spokesman Lee Hyoung-kun said. “We can’t say at the moment whether or not we will file a lawsuit against Apple regarding this. It’s too early to make remarks on the issues.”

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LC Angell was a senior editor at iLounge. Angell is known for her work on various aspects of the Apple ecosystem, including iPhone, iPad, and iPod. In his role at iLounge, Angell was responsible for a wide range of editorial content, including reviews, buyer's guides, news, and features.