Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Jun 2012 22:17 UTC
Legal I stopped following all the patent trolling in the mobile industry months ago because, you know, I have a life, but apparently some big ruling just got handed down in the United States: using three software patents, a patent troll from Cupertino has been given an injunction on Samsung's Galaxy Nexus, imposing a ban on the device. This patent trolling has to stop, blah, blah, we've all been here before. If you need me, I'll be over there on the sofa remembering the good old days when Cupertino was famous for great products, instead of infamous for its patent troll.
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orestes
Member since:
2005-07-06

I'm missing the part that allows you to make the apparent leap of logic that litigation automatically implies fault. Anyone can sue for pretty much anything. Doesn't mean they're going to win

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Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

I don't. However this ruling and others like it imply a degree of fault.

All cases don't have to swing in Apple's favor for it to become a problem for Android. Google should step up and indemnify OEMs and guarantee legal protection from Microsoft and Apple.

Why doesn't Google do that? No one has answered this meaningfully.

Right now OEMs foot the legal bills and they suffer the costs of import bans. All because Google won't grow a back bone.

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kalman Member since:
2010-01-05

The fact that America has an useless patent law doesn't affect the rest of the world. And most of the world can not care less about it.

Is that clear enough ?

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