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The EU will set out its case against Samsung Electronics “very soon” following an anti-trust probe of the smartphone and mobile tablet market, EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said on Thursday.
“We will adopt a statement of objections very soon,” Almunia said, meaning a document detailing the EU competition watchdog’s possible objections.
“I don’t know if it is at the end of this year or the beginning of next year,” he said, adding that “we are on the last steps of our internal procedures.”
The commission opened a probe in January on whether the South Korean tech giant was abusing its market position by seeking bans on sales of products made by its competitors in several European countries, alleging they were illegally using its patents.
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