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11 patents belonging to Apple and Microsoft that Android has been found to have infringed

0. phoneArena 01 Jul 2012, 17:14 posted on

The legal handwriting has been on the wall the last few days with Judge Lucy Koh slamming her gavel down on preliminary injunctions against the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 and the Samsung GALAXY Nexus; Here is a list of 11 Apple and Microsoft patents that the court has ruled to have been used illegally by Android...

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posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:42 5

43. jut754 (Posts: 5; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)


Google has released the entire Android Operating System under the Open Source License. They have patents on the notification system that Apple blatantly ripped off and yet have not sued Apple yet. Why? Because Google supports innovation.
http://www.google.com/patents/US20090249247

I would take a guess that the only reason Google bothered to patent the notification idea was because they knew that Apple would patent it out from under them if given the chance. Apple is patent troll. They patent ideas they didn't have simply because the real inventor didn't think to patent them first or didn't bother because they realized that the idea shouldn't even be patented for an ecosystem that supports innovation. In what reality is that innovation? In this reality that is taking advantage of a broken system.
http://www.androidcentral.com/apple-granted-patent -slide-unlock-even-though-it-existed-2-years-they- invented-it
http://betanews.com/2011/09/24/apple-patent-lawsui ts-are-hypocritical/

If Apples motto was "Think Patent" then I would at least understand them. "Think Different" does not apply here.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:46 2

47. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Agree!

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 18:43 3

17. mrbtree (Posts: 59; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


i dont know how samsung and motorola are being sued for the slide to unlock when sony has their own version yet their not being sued. apples going after companies they know are going to kick the apple out of their icraps.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 18:43 4

18. mrbtree (Posts: 59; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


but sony is also a great company with the xperia s just saying

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 18:49 3

19. skymitch89 (Posts: 1310; Member since: 05 Nov 2010)


I still don't see why Apple and Microsoft don't sue Google over the patents instead of the device manufacturers. Oh, wait, they're afraid that they Google will win against them. What about FRAND? Apple is pulling out that card in defense against Motorola. I don't think that it's right for Apple to claim FRAND in their defense, but Samsung, Motorola, HTC and whatever else device manufacturers are not allowed to use FRAND in their defense.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:27 3

32. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


Apparently you don't get what FRAND is.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:44 4

44. remixfa (Posts: 14255; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


please.. enlighten us

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 20:05 4

56. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


You don't want to be enlightened. You're just here to argue.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:46 6

46. LOLpple (banned) (Posts: 86; Member since: 23 Jun 2012)


And apparently you don't get what irony, common sense, sanity, a consistent stance, hygiene, or wagers are.

FILTHY WELCHER.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 20:34 2

68. BattleBrat (Posts: 1476; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


ROFL!

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:08 4

21. RCMizK3w1 (Posts: 15; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Who allows these patents, if I want I could probably patent breathing.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:13 5

22. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


Fandroids you keep asking me for PROOF. Where is the proof that android infringes you scream.

Please fandroids save this to your favorties and refer to it next time you want proof.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:26 3

29. LOLpple (banned) (Posts: 86; Member since: 23 Jun 2012)


We don't want proof from you, we want silence and you to leave. No one gives a sh*t what kind of "proof" you make up all on your own, with no basis in reality.
Plus we all know what YOU do when confronted with cold, hard facts, don't we WELCHER?

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:29 3

33. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


The proof is staring you in the face. All you have to do is read it.

Mark Twain said "The person who doesn't read has no advantage over the person who can't read"

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:47 4

48. jut754 (Posts: 5; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)


And Steve Jobs had a saying that he "borrowed" from Picasso:
"Good artist copy, great artists steal"

http://betanews.com/2011/09/24/apple-patent-lawsuits-are-hypocritical/

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:48 5

49. LOLpple (banned) (Posts: 86; Member since: 23 Jun 2012)


Nah, that's not proof, I'm pretty sure it's a very unstable moron named 'taco50' staring me in the face.

Please do not quote Mark Twain, or anyone really, to support your insane blind devotion to apple. Let's respect the dead.

WELCHER.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 21:28 1

94. Aeires (unregistered)


Stop replying to him, it's what he wants. Just ignore his posts and he'll find someplace else that will give him the attention he craves.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:18 8

25. Whateverman (Posts: 3271; Member since: 17 May 2009)


What I get from this is Apple never MAKES anything, the just make their versions of what already exists to look pretty. Its okay to use other companies actual TECHNOLOGIES without asking or license (Yes they are being counter sued by Motorola and Samsung for their 3G patents) but when those same companies start infringing on PRETTY or SMOOTH ...Apple throws a hussy fit. Yeah, that sounds right.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:26 5

28. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


That's the POINT. Having the same feature isn't copying. It's how you implement it that's copying. You can't stop someone from having a web browser or a camera on a phone, but if I have unique features in my web browser I can patent those and keep them exclusive.

The 3G patents are FRAND and are not allowed to be kept exclusive. Samsung and Motorola had to agree to license those patents in order to get them granted. That's why they keep losing in court to Apple and Motorola is now being INVESTIGATED for being anti competitive.

The REASON the iPhone has been so successful is unique features like multitouch gestures, slide to unlock, bounce effects, etc.

You can make a phone without using those gestures and effects.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:27 4

30. LOLpple (banned) (Posts: 86; Member since: 23 Jun 2012)


Cool, so you admit that apple does not innovate but just copies everyone else? Glad we can finally agree on something.

WELCHER.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:34 4

35. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


"The REASON the iPhone has been so successful is unique features like multitouch gestures, slide to unlock, bounce effects, etc."

iPhone is popular because of foolishing marketing and nothing more!

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:35 3

37. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


iPhone is arrest product and that's why it's successful.

You know that and I know that

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:39

42. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Yes, it is part of true, but nothing more.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 19:51 7

51. LOLpple (banned) (Posts: 86; Member since: 23 Jun 2012)


Noooooooo, it's successful because it plays on peoples insecurities of not being "cool" and having the "popular" technology even though there are FAAAAAAAARRRRR better and cheaper choices. I can't tell you how often someone tells me they're leaning towards an iphone over android simply because "duhuhuHUUUR, everyone else has it!".

That's why apple is so successful, they market to children, the immature, and the insecure.

OOOH, almost forgot:

WELCHER!

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 20:35 3

69. Whateverman (Posts: 3271; Member since: 17 May 2009)


Not everything can be covered by FRAND, and that's why Motorola was granted an injunction against the iPhone and iPad. The point is, you can't come into a new industry and just bully everyone out an expect there to be no consequences. These companies need to quit playing defense and start swinging first! Go back an patent all those old features that EVERY cellphone/smartphone uses and take their slice of Apple's $70 Billion dollar pie!

But not to worry, iPhone fans are so invested in Steve Jobs that in the next few years the iphone's "magic" will start to fade and the iPhone fanboys with it. I'm sure their will always be an iPhone, but mark my words... The iPhone 5 and 6 will be Apple's best selling models of all time, followed by slowly declining marketshare. Without its leader, the cult will start to lose faith.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 20:38 3

70. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


These companies aren't emotional Internet trolls so none of what you say will happen.

For someone who supposedly uses Apple products you sure seem to be rooting for their downfall.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 20:59 3

75. Whateverman (Posts: 3271; Member since: 17 May 2009)


Has nothing to do with emotion, at least not for me. I used their computers because they are the best. I don't use their phone because Android is the best. It's that simple. I based my opinion on history. Apple failed miserably after SJ was fired, because he WAS the company. You iphoners are way too emotionally invested in the iPhone, that's why you can't see any of it's clause or shortcomings.

You guys had no MMS for years because Steve didn't want you to have it, and you guys said..."Well, I'll just use email". He told you he will put you in jail if you alter HIS phone by jailbreaking it, and you guys responded..."He just wants to protect us". He knew flash on the iPhone would mean people making and distributing free games, so he said flash is evil and HTML5 will be here shortly. You guys then started rooting against anything Adobe! So I can't help but to wonder if your projecting when you say I'm being emotional. I just call em' like I see em'.

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 21:11 2

80. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


Trolling as usual I see

You were completely emotional in the first post

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 21:16 2

84. Whateverman (Posts: 3271; Member since: 17 May 2009)


I know I'm getting to you when you pull out the "T" word. Ha ha ha!

posted on 01 Jul 2012, 21:22 2

87. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


No you don't get to me I just think its comical that you insist you own Apple products.

We know I've gotten to you Mr. Internet pirate.

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