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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139. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

wait how can phone that came out before the iphone be called the look a like...by logic and time itself the iphone is the look alike of the lg prada..you lot have some double standards..android comes out after iphone it is a copy but iphone comes out after lg prada but it is not a copy????

147. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

wow you whole arguments just focused on that?... the message was that LG has been smart and riding the Prada Brand back for a Prada 2 not thanks to the OG Prada ..is coming back because of all this lawsuits.. the Prada name is popular again.. and LG will ride the wave

153. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

actually it sold quite well.. like always, your an uniformed idiot. thanks for playing though.

117. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

It's a good joke too. LG Prada looks like the LG Dare. The closest thing to an imitation from any company resembling that phone would be from Sammy with the SGII.

45. joaolx

Posts: 364; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

You are simply crazy. iPhone and LG Prada. Ah. you make me laugh

69. Burnab87 unregistered

If the iPhone doesnt take design cue's from the LG prada then there's no way in hell the Galaxy S line looks like the iPhone. Apple is only going after Samsung so hard because it has holds a real threat to apple and the iPhone and iOS because of the success it's having with the Galaxy S line.

111. The_Miz

Posts: 1496; Member since: Apr 06, 2011

Well said man. Android fans backpedal so much that they wonder why no one ever takes them seriously lol.

12. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Don't forgot Samsung supply APPLE with their processors

40. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

wow dude really..??/ it seems that you dont read much.. those arguments have been said 1000 times.... nothing new to the table huh... I understand....

114. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

LG Prada and the OG iPhone look nothing alike. LG Prada looks like the LG Dare. Nice try but no one believes that bulls**t you're spewing.

140. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

the iphone 4 and the lg prada do have similar style...front and back black with silver sides...or is that less of a design copy than having a rectangle as a tablet

120. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

Would only be logical the courts concede to Samsung's request, they were more than happy to concede to Apple's based on lies and general BS. Samsung with cold hard facts should be a given. Funny in the irony that Apple's attempt to ban Samsung's products will ban their own, assuming the courts are fair and just and non apple fanboys of course.

130. JonGarrett

Posts: 34; Member since: Aug 06, 2011

did you also know that the "iPhone" name was ripped off from Netgear who was making and selling their "iPhone" from about 1998 !! I hope Samsung wins this lawsuit because apple is now crying foul because what they did to Samsung is now being done to them. So typical.

184. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

YES!!! I remember seeing that.

190. AppleFUD unregistered

I love apple's defense in this case. 1. We don't need a license since we get all our chips form intel. . . 2. Samsung wants too much for a license 3. Samsung hid the IP when getting the 3g standard 4. We have a license from Samsung in France via FRAND 5. You shouldn't block our devices as we are in current negotiations for a license. . WTF?!?!?! What is it apple, do you not need a license, do you have one, are you really trying to get one? Talk about throwing #!@# at a wall to see what will stick. Let's face it, apple thinks they shouldn't have to pay anyone else for their IP but apple will cry bloody murder is anyone makes a thin rectangular device with rounded corners.

2. Marius O. unregistered

I guess poor guys from Apple never heard of the verb "to backfire". Suits them well.

3. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

So Apple can make unreasonable demands, but no one else can play those games. Does Apple hold the patent on sneaky business practices? Obviously the patents were awarded and Apple must oblige. Maybe if Apple wasn't fu*king with Samsung so hard the price wouldn't be 2.4%

20. ayephoner

Posts: 858; Member since: Jun 09, 2009

you fandroids are so dense. every apple suit, you say "here we go again" every suit against apple, you say "turn about is fair play" and start in on how apple threw the first stone. you really think apple invented patent law suits? you really think these companies dont ALL sue each other ALL of the time? this has happened between all major companies since patents were first written. every time you make these posts, you just fuel the coverage.

31. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Thanks Ayer for bringing in some logic the conversation. Apple is not the only company suing out there and it's all part of business. Of course you didn't say "Apple sucks!!!" so you can expect a lot of thumbs down.

38. superguy

Posts: 428; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

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

57. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

All my thumbs up are legit. I have a loyal following on PA. you're not even on my level.

82. darth8ball

Posts: 520; Member since: Aug 02, 2011

Looks like for taco his following and his hopes of ever having a woman are both in his imagination....LMFAO

89. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Didn't you just learn your lesson? You just made yourself look like an idiot and now here you are a few minutes later doing it again. You're just going to pretend like it never happened right? Lmao.

119. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

hey Taco makes more sense than Ilia and his crazy Star Wars stories.. more sense then Peter and his Bada taking over the world....so yes he does make sense.. of course you Fandroids will never recognise.. but rather hear Peter and his nonsenses and Ilia and the world freedom...

127. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

You pray for something bad to happen? You sound like the typical christian

170. i'm christian unregistered

heyy, don't bring religion into this argument.. have your debate but leave the religious alone and don't badmouth them, ppl out there are being martyred for their faith and that's honourable and respectable..

180. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

turn the other cheek and shut up

192. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

lololololol.. best taco comment ever.

156. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

taco, you have a loyal following of red thumbs and people reminding you that you have no idea what your talking about and smacking you with ACTUAL logic, not the crap u call logic.. lol

166. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

I prove you wrong daily with facts. I know that must suck for you.

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