Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 25th Aug 2011 12:07 UTC
Legal The hearing regarding the preliminary injunction in the German Apple v. Samsung case is currently under way. Biggest revelation so far? Samsung is accusing Apple of 27 (!) cases of altering pictures, all done to make Samsung's products appear more similar to Apple's than they really are. Like last time, Andreas Udo de Haes, editor at, present in the court room, is covering this. Update: It's on. Update II: Apple claims official picture of Galaxy Tab is rigged. Update III: Lolwut Apple? Update IV: Neelie Kroes is on the edge of her seat. Update V: The judge has upheld the German preliminary injunction. Final ruling on September 9.
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RE[3]: Judge is a moron
by satan666 on Thu 25th Aug 2011 15:48 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Judge is a moron"
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So (s)he is a coward then and takes the easy option out rather than risk making a landmark decision.

The landmark decision has already been made in Netherlands. All she had to do was acknowledge the fact that she was stupid when she decided to ban Samsung, apologize for her utter stupidity and lift the ban.

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RE[4]: Judge is a moron
by Shkaba on Thu 25th Aug 2011 15:55 in reply to "RE[3]: Judge is a moron"
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She would, but she is an iJudge and cannot go against the will of Jobs allmighty

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RE[4]: Judge is a moron
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 25th Aug 2011 15:59 in reply to "RE[3]: Judge is a moron"
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It would be an admittance of failure regarding the first injunction if she backed off now. In the final ruling she can dismiss the injunction more easily, by claiming she has now studied all the evidence.

Simple, really. People are very easy to understand. I can guarantee you she'll lift the injunction come September 9. 100%.

Edited 2011-08-25 15:59 UTC

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RE[5]: Judge is a moron
by kristoph on Thu 25th Aug 2011 16:46 in reply to "RE[4]: Judge is a moron"
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Are you going to eat the paper your comment is printed on if she doesn't?



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RE[4]: Judge is a moron
by JAlexoid on Thu 25th Aug 2011 23:56 in reply to "RE[3]: Judge is a moron"
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There was no final decision in NL. And CD is still not invalidated.
Let's stick to the facts.

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