Apple claims that it will show that Samsung's own documents not only show that the company deliberately copied Apple's designs, but that various third parties including Google warned Samsung not to copy the Apple iPhone and Apple iPad. One of the points that Apple is expected to bring out at trial is a warning from Google to Samsung that it's P1 and P3 tablets (Samsung GALAXY Tab and Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 respectively) were "too similar" to the Apple iPad and demanded "distinguishable design vis-à-vis the iPad for the P3."
Last year, Samsung's Product Design Group said that it is "regrettable" that the Samsung Galaxy S "looks similar" to older models of the Apple iPhone. Also, during an evaluation sponsored by Samsung, some famous designers said that the Samsung Galaxy S "looked like it copied the iPhone too much,” and that "innovation is needed." If there ever was a smoking gun, it might be this comment from a designer, "[a]ll you have to do is cover up the Samsung logo and it’s difficult to find anything different from the iPhone."