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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107. jack1059 (Posts: 72; Member since: 31 Mar 2012)
"U.S. patent 7,469,381, relating to "list scrolling and document translation, scaling, and rotation on a touch-screen display" is actually about the 'bounce' that users see on their phone at the end of a list being scrolled."
The patent system is completly out of control. the fact that you can patent a 'bounce' is insanity.
112. Quezdagreat (Posts: 427; Member since: 05 Apr 2012)
its the android creators fault, they should have taken patents serious.They just cant jump in the game and not know the rules.
125. rudlie (Posts: 182; Member since: 13 Mar 2012)
many andGoats bleating for depending self from reality here. so funny :)
130. JMeyerSA (Posts: 9; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)
Ok lets say Apple bans every competitive device to its crap iPhone. And there is no other cellphone's to choose from (that is actually worth something). And the only choice people have in the USA is the crap Apple iPhone. Very soon allot of people will be very angry because of the lack of choice of cellphone's (that is actually worth something). And then the people will start to boycott Apple and their crap iPhone.
Apple looses way more on a iDevice that doesnt sell than Google looses on an Android device that doesnt sell.
Anyway I dont really care. I have my Galaxy S3 and its way better than my crap iPhone 4S ever was. Because here in South Africa the people dont really like Apple and their crap iPhone. Here in South Africa we like change, and the crap iPhone never changes its always the same (the only thing that changed in iOS 5 is the crap notification centre that Apple copied from Android).