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Old 26-10-2012, 11:17
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......Is pathetic, not sure if it really stands up to the judgement!!
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Old 26-10-2012, 12:07
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http://www.apple.com/uk/legal-judgement/
However, in a case tried in Germany regarding the same patent, the court found that Samsung engaged in unfair competition by copying the iPad design. A U.S. jury also found Samsung guilty of infringing on Apple's design and utility patents, awarding over one billion U.S. dollars in damages to Apple Inc. So while the U.K. court did not find Samsung guilty of infringement, other courts have recognized that in the course of creating its Galaxy tablet, Samsung willfully copied Apple's far more popular iPad.
i would hold them in contempt for that.
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Old 26-10-2012, 12:57
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I hope they get fined for that. It's as good as saying that they don't respect the judgment of a UK judge.
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Old 26-10-2012, 15:57
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Ha! Love it.
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Old 26-10-2012, 18:11
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what a bunch or feckers eh!
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Old 26-10-2012, 20:04
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Q: When is an apology not an apology?

A: When it's from an arrogant multi-billion dollar company like Apple, and littered with thinly veiled snipes at their rival.

Damn right the judge should summon Apple straight back to court to be held in contempt of court! Corporate scumbags!
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Old 26-10-2012, 20:16
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At no point did the court ask Apple to issue an apology to Samsung, they were required to acknowledge the design differences which they did.

The rulling - http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/...2012/2049.html

The following notice shall be posted and displayed upon the Defendant's Websites [...]

"On 9th July 2012 the High Court of Justice of England and Wales ruled that Samsung Electronics (UK) Limited's Galaxy Tablet computers, namely the Galaxy Tab 10.1, Tab 8.9 and Tab 7.7 do not infringe Apple's registered design 000181607-0001. A copy of the full judgment of the High Court is available via the following link [insert hyperlink]."
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Old 26-10-2012, 22:23
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Tossers!
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Old 26-10-2012, 22:40
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But the problem is who copied who.

How can Apple claim that samsung stole the look of their tablet from the ipad when Samsung made a photo frame that looks rather close to both back in 2006

http://www.engadget.com/2006/03/09/s...-movies-music/
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Old 26-10-2012, 22:55
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But the problem is who copied who.

How can Apple claim that samsung stole the look of their tablet from the ipad when Samsung made a photo frame that looks rather close to both back in 2006

http://www.engadget.com/2006/03/09/s...-movies-music/
Apple's European Community Design 000181607-0001 is from 2004.
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Old 27-10-2012, 11:32
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Q: When is an apology not an apology?

A: When it's from an arrogant multi-billion dollar company like Apple, and littered with thinly veiled snipes at their rival.

Damn right the judge should summon Apple straight back to court to be held in contempt of court! Corporate scumbags!
Pretty much what I was going to say.

One of my pet hates has always been arrogance, and all the recent PR statements from Apple have been riddled with it. I don't particurally care who was at fault in the Samsung-Apple cases I just wish they would both give it a rest and go back to actually designing products or something.
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Old 27-10-2012, 13:35
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lol they didn't say sorry! In fact at the bottom they say other non UK courts have ruled Samsung did copy Apple lol
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Old 27-10-2012, 13:37
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lol they didn't say sorry! In fact at the bottom they say other non UK courts have ruled Samsung did copy Apple lol
They weren't required to say sorry.
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Old 27-10-2012, 13:39
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Pretty much what I was going to say.

One of my pet hates has always been arrogance, and all the recent PR statements from Apple have been riddled with it. I don't particurally care who was at fault in the Samsung-Apple cases I just wish they would both give it a rest and go back to actually designing products or something.
Apple statements are full of arrogance, patronising customers of competitors and very very childish.

I dont know why people would love such a childish company.
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Old 27-10-2012, 14:35
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Apple statements are full of arrogance, patronising customers of competitors and very very childish.

I dont know why people would love such a childish company.
Too many people have more money than sense.

In a not entirely unrelated topic ... Apple are going to have to look elsewhere for a supplier of LCD's for their "iDevices",
now Samsung are cancelling the contract to supply the parts to their litigation obsessed rival maker of posh toys!
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Old 27-10-2012, 16:33
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The funny thing is is that the Galaxy series looks nothing like the iPhone and yet is probably Samsung's best market-sharing stealer series so far.
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Old 27-10-2012, 21:44
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Apple's European Community Design 000181607-0001 is from 2004.
Star Trek - The Next Generation was from the mid to late 80s, they even called it a PADD.

http://media.tecca.com/2011/03/25/ss...r-use-630w.jpg

Jobs was obviously a fan.
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Old 27-10-2012, 23:34
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Well its only a matter of time to when the US ruling is overturned now that the original Apple patents have been annulled.
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Old 02-11-2012, 01:53
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BBC News - Apple ordered to re-write 'inaccurate' Samsung statement.

Apple has 48 hours to re-write a statement on its website relating to its
design rights dispute with Samsung, UK judges have ruled.

Apple was forced on 18 October to publish a message making it clear
that Samsung had not infringed the iPad's registered design.

However Samsung complained the statement Apple
had posted did not comply with the court order.

Judges agreed and have told Apple it must be removed within 24 hours.
Let's see what Apple's next move is. More contempt of court perhaps?
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