Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Aug 2012 23:54 UTC
Legal And just like that, within a matter of days, the jury has reached a verdict in Apple vs. Samsung. The basic gist is simple: Apple's software patents are valid, and many Samsung devices infringe upon them. Apple's iPhone 3G trade dress is valid, and Samsung's Galaxy S line infringes, but other devices did not. Samsung did not infringe Apple's iPad design patent. Apple did not infringe any of Samsung's patents. Apple is awarded a little over $1 billion in damages. Competition lost today, and developers in the United States should really start to get worried - software patents got validated big time today.
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by Netfun81 on Sat 25th Aug 2012 20:08 UTC
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maybe now Samsung will learn how to create good products instead of just make inferior copies. Good lesson for Samsung!

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RE: yay
by Mellin on Sat 25th Aug 2012 21:03 in reply to "yay"
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they make really good products that are better than iphone and ipad and apple knows that so they litigate

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RE[2]: yay
by Netfun81 on Sat 25th Aug 2012 21:20 in reply to "RE: yay"
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not my experience with their products, but each to his own opinion. It takes courage and risk to make something unique that is not a copy of something else. Its courage and risk that the world deeply lacks. Apple created this clone market by not opening their iphone to other providers and the international market in the beginning. When the clones appeared they changed their strategy, a little late.

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