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[Engadget]Apple sues Samsung for 'copying' the iPhone and iPad

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Woah! In the world of big-time lawsuits, this must be just about the biggest. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has sued Samsung Electronics for copying "the look and feel" of its iPad tablet and iPhone smartphone. This relates to the Samsung Galaxy S 4G, which bears more than a passing resemblance to the iPhone 3G / 3GS models, and the slightly less obvious Epic 4G, Nexus S, and Galaxy Tab (presumably the older 7-inch model, since the newer ones aren't out yet) devices. The claim for intellectual property infringement is phrased as follows:
http://www.engadget.com/2011/04/18/a...hone-and-ipad/

Let's sue every chairmaker in existence.
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Everyone manufacturer is copying the iPhone, does that mean they should sue everyone?
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Originally Posted by Citra View Post
Everyone manufacturer is copying the iPhone, does that mean they should sue everyone?
Yeah, but they're way too similar if you ask me.

At least they're not like George Lucas.
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Everyone manufacturer is copying the iPhone, does that mean they should sue everyone?
Given the chance - They will
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LOL, is anyone actually surprised? This is Apple, after all. They'll sue the living hell out of anything they can and will always claim ideas they merely implemented well were created by them.
    
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Going after your hardware supplier directly, and indirectly going after google... These are great ideas There just looking quick settlement both sides know its not worth the fight
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Citra View Post
Everyone manufacturer is copying the iPhone, does that mean they should sue everyone?
Yes.
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Now that I start thinking about it, the funnier it is: Samsung is the one that manufactures most of Apple's hardware in consumer devices! Apple is actually suing the guys that make their phones and PMPs.
    
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