The on-going patent war between Apple and Samsung Electronics continues as Japanese news agency Kyodo reports that Apple has sued Samsung in Japan over the alleged iPhone patent violation — the first hearing was held on Wednesday.

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A suit has been filed in the Tokyo District Court seeking suspension of sales of Samsung smartphones (presumably, the Galaxy S family) in Japan and $1.3 million(100 million yen) as compensation for damages.

Further details of the suit remain unclear, but we will update this article with more information as soon as we get it.

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