Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 8th Oct 2012 22:11 UTC
Legal Previously redacted documents presented in the Apple-Samsung case do not support Apple's claims that Samsung issued a 'copy-the-iPhone'-order to its designers. It's pretty damning. Apple has very selectively and actively deleted sections of internal Samsung documents and talks to make it seem as if Samsung's designers were ordered to copy the iPhone. With the unredacted, full documents without Apple's deletions in hand, a completely different picture emerges: Samsung's designers are told to be as different and creative as possible. There's no 'copy the iPhone'-order anywhere, as Apple claimed. Instead, it says this: "designers rightly must make their own designs with conviction and confidence; do not strive to do designs to please me (the president); instead make designs with faces that are creative and diverse." I guess my initial scepticism about the documents was not uncalled for. What do you know - lawyers twist and turn the truth. Shocker, huh?
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Hmm... Are Samsung's lawyers so incompetent
by MollyC on Mon 8th Oct 2012 22:41 UTC
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that they allowed Apple to present redacted Samsung documents as "evidence" unrefuted, when all Samsung's lawyers had to do was unredact some of the documents (Samsung's own documents) to show that the documents were actually exonerative?

Edit: I see that this story cites a groklaw link, so I'll take it with buckets of salt and await some analysis that as at least a modicum of objectivity.

Edited 2012-10-08 22:44 UTC

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