Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Oct 2011 19:05 UTC
Legal Yes, I'm hearing you guys - time to tone down a bit on the patent news. Hence, a summary here of recent developments concerning the various legal cases between Samsung and Apple. Today in The Netherlands, the judge ruled [Dutch] that Samsung will not be able to block the iPhone/iPad from the Dutch market. In the meantime, the Australian courts upheld the preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1, while the American courts ruled that while the Tab indeed infringes upon Apple's design patents, Apple has not yet convinced the judge that that actually matters. Tying this all together with earlier rulings we already covered - it seems like judges across the world are really, really willy-nilly. Update: DailyTech has some detailed visual comparisons between Samsung's and Apple's devices, as well with the various design patents. Huh. You don't say.
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RE: Comment by Jennimc
by Tuxie on Fri 14th Oct 2011 21:50 UTC in reply to "Comment by Jennimc"
Tuxie
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2009-04-22

No, because patents are wrong, period.

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RE[2]: Comment by Jennimc
by jackeebleu on Fri 14th Oct 2011 23:50 in reply to "RE: Comment by Jennimc"
jackeebleu Member since:
2006-01-26

No, because patents are wrong, period.


The people that say things like this have never created anything. If you created something to support your livelihood or worked for someone that did you'd understand. But since you don't, oh well.

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RE[3]: Comment by Jennimc
by Thom_Holwerda on Fri 14th Oct 2011 23:52 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Jennimc"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

"No, because patents are wrong, period.


The people that say things like this have never created anything. If you created something to support your livelihood or worked for someone that did you'd understand. But since you don't, oh well.
"

No, because software patents are wrong, period.

FTFY.

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RE[3]: Comment by Jennimc
by Alfman on Sat 15th Oct 2011 02:46 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by Jennimc"
Alfman Member since:
2011-01-28

jackeebleu,

"The people that say things like this have never created anything. If you created something to support your livelihood or worked for someone that did you'd understand. But since you don't, oh well."


Personally I am a software professional doing original contract work for clients, and I object to software patents. Most of us do even.

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