Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros
It's enough to discuss the ridiculous iPad vs. Galaxy Tab case...
This isn't a serious discussion about law we're having here. It's patent wars in the most basic concept. Apple is trying to ban the Galaxy because it "looks like" an iPad. If pointing out that the internal hardware and software is COMPLETELY different from the iPad isn't enough "intelligence" to debunk the patent's legitimacy, then I'm sorry for those who feel so. Can you provide evidence of other cases successful in banning competition solely over the similar physical appearance of the product?
You don't even know the factors that go into a trade dress verdict, let alone one single successful verdict, and you feel like you can discuss it with full knowledge and veracity.
There's one for you.
try reading! What a surprise.... A design patent protects only the ornamental appearance of an article, and not its structure or utilitarian features.
So, only an idiot would think you need to turn a Galaxy Pad on, or that the insides are different and that means "victory for Samsung". Is that fair to say?
feel free to "debunk" the people who actually know something about the law.