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[AI] Samsung lawyer couldn't tell iPad and Galaxy Tab apart from 10 feet away

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When asked by a judge in a California courtroom to tell the difference between a Samsung Galaxy Tab and an Apple iPad held side-by-side 10 feet away, an attorney for Samsung couldn't do it.

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh this week held both a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and iPad above her head, and asked Kathleen Sullivan, a lawyer representing Samsung, to identify what company made which. According to Reuters, she could not do it from a distance of about 10 feet.

"Not at this distance, your honor," she reportedly said. Koh then asked if any of Samsung's lawyers could identify which tablet was made by Apple and which was made by Samsung. Another lawyer supplied the correct answer "moments later."

Koh asked for the attorneys to distinguish between the two devices after she repeatedly commented on the similarity between each company's tablets. The judge has yet to rule on Apple's request to bar some of Samsung's products from being sold in the U.S.

http://www.appleinsider.com/articles...feet_away.html
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Ouch. Fail Samsung.
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HAHAHAHAHA! I read about that.

GG Samsung. You know it's bad when your legal team can't even distinguish.
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Either that lawyer needs her eyes checked or I'm thinking about two different tablets. Doesn't the Galaxy tab not have a button at the bottom center of the screen?

Edit:
I was right.

Galaxy Tab:


Ipad:





Can clearly see a thinner bezel and absence of a home button on the galaxy tab.
Edited by rusky1 - 10/14/11 at 11:48am
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Stupid lawyers exist.... cousin Vinny .. And my first lawyer
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But the real question is can they tell a difference between the two when using them?
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But the real question is can they tell a difference between the two when using them?

How many honeycomb apps are there? lol.
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That's stupid.





OK ignore the logos.

Now what OEM's make these desktop systems?

WHAT!? You can't tell the difference!? Something it wrong here then.
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what just look for the button, fail...
    
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Ouch. Fail Samsung.
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HAHAHAHAHA! I read about that.

GG Samsung. You know it's bad when your legal team can't even distinguish.
Maybe she doesn't have 20/20 eye site like the majority of the population? And just because she represents a company in court does not mean she is 100% knowledgeable about all products sold by said company.
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