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Apple posts the court-mandated apology to Samsung on its UK website, tucks it in the small print

0. phoneArena posted on 26 Oct 2012, 03:34

Apple recently lost the appeal against an UK court decision to post on its website and in leading printed media that the court found Samsung not infringing on its iPad patents, and now the mandated apology is up on its UK website...

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posted on 26 Oct 2012, 08:44 1

25. chebner (Posts: 236; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


"A U.S. jury also found Samsung guilty of infringing on Apple's design and utility patents, awarding over one billion U.S. dollars in damages to Apple Inc."

Another instance of Apple blabbering a half truth, if you can even call it that. The UK case was specific to Samsung tablets. In the case in the US that Apple references the jury in fact found that the Samsung tablets DID NOT infringe Apple's design patents.

The judge in this case should do a couple things. First, force Apple to post a real apology that is displayed prominently where people won't miss it. Second, he should force Apple to acknowledge in the apology that the US jury also did not find Samsung to infringe Apple's tablet design patents.

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 10:44

27. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


This is not good enough - we need to see it in 30 font size with nothing else mentioned other than that Samsung did not infringe on its ipad. That is it - the other extra B.S. needs to be deleted. I am surprised that the judge did not ask to review the apology or statement prior to apple posting - another sour grapes move by apple.

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 10:45 1

28. BREvenson (Posts: 240; Member since: 17 May 2012)


Of course Apple will never come straight out and apologize for being wrong. They're too proud and arrogant to admit a weakness. Look how long it took for them to admit the errors on their devices, at least, in the cases that they did. If someone tells Apple that they didn't really apologize, they'll probably just say "You're reading it wrong".

Even when "apologizing", they still find a way to say that Samsung copied them, despite being forced by the court to say the exact opposite. What sense does that make?

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 10:46

29. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Also, it needs to be visible on the first page, when you first enter the site - should be on all countries' sites :-)

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 10:48

31. Dubskillz (Posts: 9; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


Apple should apologize to Samsung in the same fashion that Stan Marsh did to Jessie Jackson... Kiss it.... Apologize.... Apologize..... Lol!

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 11:24

33. xfire99 (Posts: 940; Member since: 14 Mar 2012)


I dont see any where on the website that they say Im Sorry to Samsung?

posted on 26 Oct 2012, 12:44

35. Rayvelynn (Posts: 124; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


I just don't get this. Wouldn't Apple be considered as to copying Kindle since they were the first to have a design similar to the Ipad. I mean who patents round corners. smh

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