This is Why Apple is Suing Samsung
If you want a simplified explanation of the ongoing Apple vs Samsung lawsuit, the giant image below sums it up fairly well. Basically, Apple feels that Samsung is infringing on a variety of iPhone and iPad patents, and Apple is fairly blunt in their accusations:
“Instead of pursuing independent product development, Samsung has chosen to slavishly copy Apple’s innovative technology, distinctive user interfaces, and elegant and distinctive product and packaging design, in violation of Apple’s valuable intellectual property rights.”
Several examples of these alleged violations can be seen in the image below, judge for yourself:
The “inspiration” is really quite obvious, but whether or not it’s enough for Apple to win a lawsuit against Samsung (or others) remains to be seen. This image was found by DaringFireball, and if you’re looking for a detailed explanation on the whole lawsuit, read this lengthy piece on This Is My Next, which is where the topmost quote from Apple came originated too.