Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Apr 2011 21:29 UTC
Legal Well. Raise your hands if you didn't see this one coming. Nobody is safe from Apple's and Microsoft's legal crusade against Android, not even Samsung, which supplies a lot of chips to Apple. Apple has sued Samsung for copying Cupertino's look and feel in various Samsung devices. This is about as surprising as the tides rolling in. Update: And Samsung's going to strike back. Hit 'm hard, Samsung. I don't like you anymore than any of these other patent trolls, but maybe we'll finally see it all crash and burn.
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Look 'n' Feel is a copyright issue
by chekr on Tue 19th Apr 2011 05:21 UTC
chekr
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Just a heads up that look and feel falls under the purview of copyright law, not patent law.

Deciding as to whether Samsung copied Apple or whether this is just a logical way in which one would design such an interface from a clean sheet is the crux of this case...

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