Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 22nd Aug 2012 07:50 UTC
Legal "After weeks of witnesses, prototypes, and one last failed settlement talk, it came down to this: Apple and Samsung's closing arguments in what is very likely the tech trial of the century. The day saw both sides landing heavy blows before sending the case off to the jury - where anything can happen." The jury has to contend with 109 (!) pages of instructions and a verdict form consisting of whopping 22 pages with over 700 (!) verdicts to make - and they have to be unanimous. This is beyond ridiculous, bordering on the clinically insane. With several options for appeal still open, there is nothing to be gained from this. It's a circus.
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Resistance is Futile...
by orfanum on Wed 22nd Aug 2012 08:53 UTC
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What's next from Apple I wonder, that nobody may wear black turtle-neck sweaters?

Lest anyone forget, the very foundation of Apple's brand was justifiably disputed: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Corps_v_Apple_Computer

Read it - breached originally by Apple Computer even after legal judgement.

For Jobs it was 'painful' to have had the dispute (but not so sore that he or his company ever decided to desist).

So, even if this does go in Samsung's favour (and for various reasons, I hope it does), don't expect Apple to respect even the law.

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