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Apple-Samsung Lawsuit: Apple Targets 4 Additional Products

ADDITION FOR CLARIFICATION ON WHERE RULING WAS MADE - FILE - This photo illustration made July 24, 2012 shows the Apple Inc.
ADDITION FOR CLARIFICATION ON WHERE RULING WAS MADE - FILE - This photo illustration made July 24, 2012 shows the Apple Inc. logo reflected on a Samsung notebook computer in Duesseldorf, Germany. After a year of scorched-earth litigation, a jury in San Jose, Calif., decided Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 that Samsung ripped off the innovative technology used by Apple to create its revolutionary iPhone and iPad. The jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple $1.05 billion. An appeal is expected. (AP Photo/dapd, Patrick Sinkel, File)

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seeking to capitalize on a major legal victory over its rival Samsung Electronics Ltd, Apple Inc has asked a federal court in a separate case to find that four additional Samsung products, including the Galaxy S III, infringe Apple's patents.

In February, Apple alleged that at least 17 Samsung products infringe its patents. In a court filing made in San Jose federal court on Friday, Apple added four more products to the list of allegedly infringing products that have been released beginning in August 2011 and continuing through this month.

Apple won a major victory over Samsung last Friday in a separate case when a jury found that the South Korean company had copied critical features of the hugely popular iPhone and iPad and awarded the U.S. company $1.05 billion in damages.

Samsung representatives did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

The case is U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, Apple Inc v. Samsung Electronics Ltd, et al 12-00630.

(Reporting by Andrew Longstreth; Editing by Richard Chang)

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