Apple says Samsung set a patent timebomb when the 3G standard was created to demand "excessive" royalties

Samsung is suing to stop the sales and marketing of Apple's gizmos, including the iPhone 5, in the Netherlands, but Apple argues it has sneaked in some of its own IP in the 3G standard, so it can patent it later and sue...
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198 Comments

1. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Apple...just good wholesome fun for all. I hope Samsung wins this round. Apple has infringed on quite a few patents from Motorola, Nokia, and the like. Did you know the original iPhone is a rip-off of the LG Prada?

13. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Your username says alot about you, friend. By the way, go look at a picture of the Prada before you post, then go look at design, patent, and release dates. Make sure you poor yourself a glass of that Kool-Aid on the way back as well.

16. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

iPhone infringing on the prada is a joke. Check Pradas release date and when iPhone was announced.

17. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

So your claim is that after the iPhone was announced, LG put together the entire Prada from design to release to beat the iPhone to the market? With all the Apple secrecy and high security? Think before you talk so you don't make yourself look silly

19. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Thumbing yourself up doesn't make your comment less dumb.

22. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

it doesnt help you either, taco. just because something is "announced" before something else is actually made, doesnt mean it was there first. It takes months and years to put together these phones, design them, have them approved and the like. If the prada came out months before the iphone, then it was probably developed a year or 2 in advance. Your on a phone site where we see spy shots of phones nearly a year before they are released or even mentioned. you should know better.

26. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Yes because there was so much hype and expectation for the prada lol. Aren't you the same person who says it's impossible for android to copy iPhone because the company was founded before iPhones release?

50. purple unregistered

Taco, all of your statements in response to others don't actually address what they were saying. When they're right, you steer the conversation into another direction and try to find something else that you can be right about. I'm guessing you're of middle-school age, because the way you're acting sure isn't demonstrating mature intelligence. Fact - the Prada was released months before the iPhone was released, like remixfa stated. This means that the Prada was the first of the two with it's design, and possibly Apple could have taken from them since the LG Prada was first. Maybe they didn't, although it's hard to believe that they really thought up the iPhone's design and actually believe it hasn't been done before. Accept it, and realize that you can't always be right all the time. And quit trying to insult people to make yourself seem big and bad because you're not fooling anyone.

53. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

The prada came out one or two months before the iPhone announcement. The iPhone had been in development for years. Do you really think Apple saw the prada and said omg we have to copy these guys winning design! Come on man get serious.

151. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

can you find me a quote and a link where i ever said something like that? quit making stuff up taco. and quit thumbing yourself up.. its embarrassing.

28. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

I don't thumb myself up you ass, don't EVER question my integrity again.

30. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Or what Internet tough guy.

32. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

Don't be an a**hole, it is not an "or what" situation, unless you want to meet to discuss your behavior in a face to face debate. I don't like being accused of having no integrity by anyone especially someone who talks as much crap as you. And if you think I'm just an internet tough guy meet me and we will see who is an internet tough guy and who is the bitch

34. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

You have no integrity and you're dumb as a rock. How do you propose we meet idiot?

35. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

I live in northern nj and work in manhattan, anytime any place. If you want to meet there is always a way to work out the logistics, but if you're afraid??????? Or will your parents not let you go on an overnight trip

36. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

I live in California if you want to come here you're more than welcome. I have a gym where we can set it up. You're a f**king joke by the way making threats over the Internet.

44. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

Im going to be in Phoenix in November for 5 days the 10th thru the 14th If that's not far for you to travel, let's do it. And by the way jr, your the f-ing joke and all these people who post on PA know it.

47. bolaG

Posts: 468; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Hit me up we'll hit up some bars ;)

63. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

No prob, going to be staying at the Biltmore in Scottsdale is that a nice place, the travel agent booked me there

51. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

I'm not going out of state to kick some losers ass. Come to Sacramento if you want an ass kicking. You're the one making threats. Follow through lol.

60. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Haha you're right you did make yourself look like a giant douchebag and showed everyone I really got to you. And how exactly in your illogical fandroid mind did I back down? This despite the fact everyone knows you're an Internet tough guy and it was all empty threats.

62. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Thumbed yourself up again?! Haha you just don't learn.

87. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Crickets from darthball. You got owned here buddy. Next time it will be better to keep your mouth shut son.

195. ZayZay

Posts: 571; Member since: Feb 26, 2011

Ha! People talking crap through there computers is funny. We have all seen the videos of nerds fighting, it's called larping I believe.

39. mambocream

Posts: 29; Member since: Jun 10, 2011

This might be fun. Maybe you guys could sell tickets. Or PPV?

49. djg71087

Posts: 70; Member since: Oct 10, 2010

I'd like to see this happen...

54. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

It would be big on PA for sure. Maybe PA can fly out some reporters for coverage lol.

41. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

Prada?? what is that really... if it wasnt for the iphone that prada wouldnt even be in any conversation... bottom line the LG Prada was just a phone that nobody had, nobody knew about it until the iphone..hmmm

91. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

it dont matter if the prada was not popular fact remains it came out before the iphone and maybe noy you but proves to all the idiots that believe iphone was the first touchscreen phone..also look at the lg prada and iphone 4 design..front and back is black and the sides are all silver.different material but similar right...and apple are suing for same shapes lol

118. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

it does matter.. ok if.. example for people like you.... all the crazy thing you do as a teen.. doesnt matter until you become someone important... then it comes back to hunt you... the LG Prada is getting in the news thanks to the look alike to the iphone .. heck Lg is planning to bring the LG Prada 2... only because it got fame thanks to the iphone.. not the other way around...

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