Source: All Things D
quote: So patenting a shape is considered within our limits? Patenting disappearing graphics is within our limits? I see where you are going with this, although your argument loses strength when its only ok for Apple to do this outside these obvious limits to set the standard. Pretty sure if Samsung had patented a shape or disappearing graphics before Apple, you would be calling bullshit...
quote: I personally hope Apple win but I trust the process whatever the outcome.
quote: The only fair and sensible way to judge whether limits have been overstepped is in a court of law. Which is precisely what is happeng.
quote: What also astonishes me is how many Americans have become so deranged that they actually support a Korean company ripping of an American company. Apple is a great, successful and growing American company, there aren't too many of them left, I would have thought any American with a shred of affection for their country would not want to see one of it's leading companies ripped off.
quote: Items such as the wheel ...<snip>... are far more generic and are indisputably invalid due to prior art.
quote: There is very little prior art specifically relating to the iPhone or iPad...
quote: 1 or 2 absolute retards who say ridiculous things like 'I'm going to patent the wheel' or 'I'm going to patent X' already existing device