Apple loses its UK appeal motion, forced to run ads that Samsung did not copy its iPad design
0. phoneArena 18 Oct 2012, 05:31 posted on
That is the same judge who jokingly acknowledged that Samsung's tablets aren't considered as "cool" as the iPad, so Apple can't claim they copy its design directly. The joke turned on Apple at the appeal now, though, as Cupertino will have to run ads in various newspapers and magazines with national reach now that Samsung wasn't found infringing on its patents, and also leave a similar message on its website for six months...
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53. Sniggly (Posts: 7180; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
Screen shots of the ads and website will be live throughout reddit and Google Plus within twenty four hours after Apple complies, I bet. I'm looking forward to this.
Also loling at Mxy's statement that you don't mess with a rich company like Apple. Are you threatening the UK courts on Apple's behalf, Mxy?
98. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 4041; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)
I'm not threatening UK's unfair courts and their justice system. If Apple wanted to, they could easily embarrass the UK courts and turn their judgment right on their head.
99. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
lmao hahaha ohh you so deluded, its like your trying to get apple to adopt you or something
apple cant embarrass anyone but themselves
55. xfire99 (Posts: 565; Member since: 14 Mar 2012)
This should every country judge do and make Apple stop suing everyone god damn company with theirs stupid patents and hopily can stop all these freaking patents war betweens companys.
56. medicci37 (Posts: 697; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)
I bet Tim Cooks butt is hurting now (more than usual;)
57. Lwazi_N (Posts: 205; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)
Daniel, please make sure to post those ads ads on this site- I would love to see those!
58. Friendlysky (Posts: 54; Member since: 04 Jul 2012)
judge Koh was being slap by Apple with cash and to save American Company face of politic.Japanese also throw out Apple Lawsuite too. They are being fair too.
61. Bernoulli (Posts: 1500; Member since: 01 Sep 2012)
Yes! Time to pick some more on the iFans ;)
65. gallitoking (Posts: 4690; Member since: 17 May 2011)
the marketing geniuses at Apple will find a way to to actually make Apple look good, I mean that Galaxy Tab is not as cool s the ipad or nowhere has that support that ipad has, so yes the apology will make Samsung look bad trust me. if something Apple knows is how to advertise...
70. tedkord (Posts: 5129; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
Except, IIRC, the content of the apology must be okayed by the court and Samsung.
77. gallitoking (Posts: 4690; Member since: 17 May 2011)
not by Samsung only by the courts and clearly states that the Galaxy looks nothing like the unique desing of the ipad
78. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
And still it's losing market share down from 80+ to 52 now in US as per pew survey ...
80. gallitoking (Posts: 4690; Member since: 17 May 2011)
Apple doesn't care about market share you do know that
81. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
no now that there loosing it ifans claim they dont care, just like everything else. when apple are beat in an aspect they were bragging about it suddenly becomes irrelevant like thickness, screen res etc
87. tedkord (Posts: 5129; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
Their efforts to ban all competition day otherwise.
93. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
If they don't then why release iPAD mini? I am sure you would have something more stupid to say now :)
79. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
why are you so committed to apple, its actually beyond a joke now. you really do provide eveidence that apple is almost a cult
''unique desing of the ipad''
you mean a slate with a screen on the front and camera on the back...wow my mind is blown by this unique design.....especially when apple claims everyone's copying this design so it cant be unique can it?
just stop this mindless obsessive loyalty fanboyism
85. jroc74 (Posts: 5192; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
This is one of the few times....probably the only time...I will agree with you on something.
69. tedkord (Posts: 5129; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
71. hameed1989 (Posts: 47; Member since: 29 Aug 2012)
they are fighting it out everywhere...What apple needs to understand is that they cant beat samsung with cases...Get Another Steve Jobs Apple....Apple actually won the American patent because it was their backyard...Out they come of there shell and reality hits them!!!http://www.thegadgetcode.com/2012/10/apple-looses-appeal-in-tablet-case.html
73. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
Good to see apple's bloated ego getting hurt quite a bit. So Samsung get's a free ad campaign this time :)
82. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3023; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
Forget his avatar, where's yours? Where's SRK??? :D
86. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6684; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)
HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA (laughing like the joker)
88. chemhaz (Posts: 160; Member since: 04 May 2012)
I'll love to get a T-shirts with the ad printed on it to spread the news around the streets I walk on (Sydney Australia).