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Zeiss Accuses Samyang of Stealing Its Lens Designs

5 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

The renowned German lens maker Carl Zeiss has accused the South Korean lens maker Samyang of copying its designs. As a result, the Samyang lenses at the center of the dispute are being pulled by distributors and retailers.
The Swedish website Monitor reports that the Samyang Premium XP 50mm f/1.2 and 85mm f/1.2 lenses are the ones Zeiss has issues with.
Zeiss presumably believes the lenses are too similar in design to its Batis 85mm f/1.8 and 135mm f/2.8 lenses.
Fotosidan first reported in late May that Swedish distributor Focus Nordic has instructed retailers to stop selling the two...
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