Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Aug 2013 09:36 UTC
Legal Recently, the ITC ruled in favour of Samsung, issuing an exclusion order against certain Apple products, barring them from being sold in the US. Several people have called upon president Obama to step in and overrule the decision (e.g. this guy) - however, not only would this set a very bad precedent for non-US companies, it would also simply be incredibly unfair if you actually look at the ITC ruling itself. Because of this, it is quite unlikely that Obama will step in.
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RE[10]: Comment by Nelson
by majipoor on Thu 1st Aug 2013 14:58 UTC in reply to "RE[9]: Comment by Nelson"
majipoor
Member since:
2009-01-22

First you say this is not a SEP patent, then you are arguing about FRAND terms?

I like your "flawgic".

The ITC considered that the terms were FRAND, which is an opinion, not a fact (because other european countries have ruled otherwise FYI). They thus ruled against Apple and granted Samsung a ban, which is the only real issue many have as they consider a ban should never be granted based on SEP patents. Because they are unavoidable.

So the Obama administration is asked by some to veto the ban. Nothing more, nothing less. It is not about ruling that Apple doesn't have to pay anything, it is ONLY about the ban.

You are refusing to see the complexity of such lawsuit, including the complexity concerning what is FRAND and what is not.

And you are refusing to see how dangerous this ruling could be for consumers. The first ban in history based on a SEP patent which could open the Pandora box and give ideas to some companies trying to monetize their SEP patents.

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RE[11]: Comment by Nelson
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 1st Aug 2013 15:03 in reply to "RE[10]: Comment by Nelson"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

The first ban in history based on a SEP patent



THE PATENT IS NOT A SEP.

I'm talking to a brick wall here. I cannot conclude other than that you simply cannot read.

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RE[12]: Comment by Nelson
by Soulbender on Thu 1st Aug 2013 15:05 in reply to "RE[11]: Comment by Nelson"
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Kinda makes you think though, right? About that other Samsung article about paid posts...

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