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Originally Posted by KittensMewMew View Post
They've done this to every phone company. A quick google search of "apple lawsuit" shows they are doing the same to HTC and Nokia. Any phone company that has made a rectangular smartphone with a button near the bottom will get a lawsuit, and likely be forced to settle due to Apple's patents.

Hopefully the judge (if these go to court) can see past the glaringly obvious similarities (black rectangle around 1cm thick) and realize that the hardware, software and UI is completely different, and the patent shouldn't have been given in the first place.
They tried to sue Microsoft too in the 80s for copying the Mac's interface, as if Apple are the original authors of the GUI.
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post #22 of 209
Typical Apple. The have had a history of suing for stupid things since their inception.

Apple = evil
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Yeah, but they're way too similar if you ask me.

At least they're not like George Lucas.
How similar is too similar? Maybe the differences are on the inside.
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Sorry Apple, but "look and feel" isn't copyright infringement material.
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Typical Apple. The have had a history of suing for stupid things since their inception.

Apple = evil
Typical *insert business name here*.

Every company does this and If you had a business you would as well. Microsoft [every company] has a history of protecting their patents as well but people continue to readily use Microsoft products. I don't know about patent laws but I recall reading somewhere that you have to protect them or you lose them or something like that.
Edited by advion - 4/18/11 at 2:47pm
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post #26 of 209
Glad I dont buy Apple products, terrible terrible company rep.
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I think the ODMs should rise against apple for the lulz.
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post #28 of 209
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Sorry Apple, but "look and feel" isn't copyright infringement material.
Actually it is. But I own a Galaxy S and my friend has the iPhone 4. I don't seem similarities in the physical look and feel, aside from both of them being rectangular shaped with a touch screen... And the interfaces are very different as well.
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Typical Apple. The have had a history of suing for stupid things since their inception.

Apple = evil
i agree.

people need to stop buying mac.
why do you even need it? what can a mac do that a PC can't?

what can an iphone do that an android can't?
    
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I hope Apple wins.
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