Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Jun 2013 12:49 UTC
Legal "The ITC has banned Company X from importing some models of Phone A and Tablet B because they infringe on a Company Y patent. In a cease and desist order issued today, the International Trade Commission ordered Company X to stop importing AT&T models of the Phone A, the Phone B and C, the Tablet A, and the Tablet B into the US." Commentary if you're cheering for Company X: it's entirely unfair to ban entire products just because of infringement on a single patent. The patent system sucks! Commentary if you're cheering for Company Y: Company X are a bunch of thieves who never invent anything on their own. The patent system is a great thing that protects American companies. Up next week: role reversal, regurgitation of the same 'arguments', just the other way around! Ugh.
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RE: Apple started this
by themwagency on Wed 5th Jun 2013 19:23 UTC in reply to "Apple started this"
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Apple may have 'started it' but when you have executive level emails between Google and Samsung execs asking that Samsung change their design because it mimics Apple's, and those go ignored, you realize that Samsung may have been asking for it.

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