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 WebWereld.nl, 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[4]: copycats
by kristoph on Thu 25th Aug 2011 17:05 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: copycats"
kristoph
Member since:
2006-01-01

Actually, a 'community design' is essentially the equivalent of a 'design patent'.

(You know it's really lame to call someone a troll because they challenge your factual interpretation of an event. If you have facts to back up your position why not simply state that, why start crying 'troll'.)

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RE[5]: copycats
by umccullough on Thu 25th Aug 2011 17:43 in reply to "RE[4]: copycats"
umccullough Member since:
2006-01-26

(You know it's really lame to call someone a troll because they challenge your factual interpretation of an event. If you have facts to back up your position why not simply state that, why start crying 'troll'.)


Heh, I've been called troll for far less - somehow it didn't bother me enough to make a point of whining about it.

Edit: Oh, and I came with my facts - Community Designs are not patents or copyright.

Edited 2011-08-25 17:54 UTC

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RE[6]: copycats
by kristoph on Thu 25th Aug 2011 21:14 in reply to "RE[5]: copycats"
kristoph Member since:
2006-01-01

Ok, well, let's call a truce on the trolling and let me beat you up on your interpretation of the facts ....

from Wikipedia:

Design patents are a type of industrial design right.


... and ...

A Community design is a unitary industrial design right that covers the European Community.


Convinced?

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