Okay, they weren't really sued for kajillions, but Pantech has released the PG3600V. This cellphone has a circular wheel design that has buttons—yes, similar to the iPod. The circular button wheel is a good aesthetical design, and maybe the companies use it because it works, not because they are trying to be exactly like Apple.
Besides, the Pantech PG3600V is a cellphone. The iPod isn't. This celly has an MP3 player, Bluetooth, 1.3-megapixel cameras, etc. So what if it has a circular button pattern? I like it, and that is all that matters. Fuck the iPod, yo..
Emulate iPod - Pantech PG3600V Cellular Phone [Handcellphone]