Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Dec 2012 14:31 UTC
Legal Lots of news about Apple vs. Samsung (and vice versa) in both the US and Europe today. In the US, judge Koh dealth two blows: one to Samsung (no retrial based on juror misconduct), the other to Apple (no permanent sales ban). In Europe, in the meantime, Samsung announced it will cease all lawsuits injunction requests against Apple... But only in Europe.
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Won't likely stand on appeal
by TemporalBeing on Tue 18th Dec 2012 18:23 UTC
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2007-08-22

Well, it was expected that Judge Koh would deny Samsung's request for new trial, etc - mostly because she denies between 66% and 90% of what they request, and grant Apple's requests in about same proportions. So nothing unexpected.

That said, it is highly unlikely that it would stand on appeal - e.g. she's very likely to be overruled - especially when the sum of all her orders are reviewed, which I think would reveal at least a little bias towards Apple.

So it just helps clear the way for appeal.

Hopefully, she'll step aside when the appeals court sends it back for another trial.

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RE: Won't likely stand on appeal
by Nelson on Tue 18th Dec 2012 19:37 in reply to "Won't likely stand on appeal"
Nelson Member since:
2005-11-29

Its interesting how people who have been wrong about every facet of this trial could so boldly make such a prediction.

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TemporalBeing Member since:
2007-08-22

Its interesting how people who have been wrong about every facet of this trial could so boldly make such a prediction.


How so?

It's been widely known for a long time that the Judge has been favoring Apple in her decisions. If you keep up with the case you can very well see it. This just seems to be more of the same; while yes not everything Apple asked for was granted, it also seems to be along the lines of "well, I can't give you this because the law doesn't allow it". Wear as for Samsung it's more like "I don't like you, don't believe you, so here go ask someone else."

Samsung actually has quite a few things ready in the appellate bucket that can very easily change the case.

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