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UK judges to Apple: "Not good enough!"

Last week, Apple posted a notice on its UK website which indicated that Samsung didn't copy the iPad when it designed the Galaxy Tab family of tablets. Of course, Apple didn't do this out of the kindness of its heart -- it was ordered to do so by a UK court.
 
In keeping with Apple’s typical demeanor towards its competitors, the notice posted on its website was rather flippant and pointed to how the Samsung tablets weren’t deemed to be as “cool” as the iPad. Apple also pointed out in its notice that it had won judgments against Samsung in both German and U.S. courts.
 
It appears, however, that UK judges weren't amused by Apple's play on words, and called the Cupertino, California-based company's statements "incorrect" and "untrue".
 
According to Bloomberg News, the U.K. Court of Appeal in London has ordered Apple to remove the notice from its website within 24 hours to correct the inaccuracies. It also has to post a new, revised version within 48 hours.
 
“I’m at a loss that a company such as Apple would do this,” said a puzzled Judge Robin Jacob. “That is a plain breach of the order.”
 
One of Samsung's lawyers, Henry Carr, piled on by starting that Apple's original notice left the “impression that the U.K. court is out of step with other courts” by mentioning the judgments in Apple's favor by German and U.S. courts.

Source: Bloomberg



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LOL
By flubaluba on 11/1/2012 1:19:03 PM , Rating: 2
Apple has lost there innovative edge, they are floundering now in a market that is so ahead of them they have no option but to sue to try at all costs to keep competition out of the market, I suppose there biggest fear is that someone somewhere comes up with a feature they cannot just copy, so they sue to prevent money going into r&d and it is working to a certain extent with a few businesses, but this is not and has never been a good way to win, especially when there are so many creating new innovations, Apple would need all of there billions in the bank to sue everyone else out of existence, and even they know the courts would not be on there side.




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