• arrow
    LOG IN 
    • Log in using an option below.
         
      Forgot password?
      Login with Facebook
      Sign in with Twitter

  • REGISTER
Close
ABOUT US
Contact Us Who Are We? Hall Of Fame Advertising With PG Games Archive
BEST GAMES
Best games on iPhone Best games on iPad Best games on Android
FREE STUFF
Best free games on iPhone Best free games on iPad Best free games on Android Competitions
GAME SALES
iPhone game sales iPad game sales Android game sales
UPDATED GAMES
Latest iPhone game updates Latest iPad game updates Latest Android game updates
NEW RELEASES
New iPhone games New iPad games New Android games
MORE PG SITES
PG.biz PG FRANCE PG GERMANY PG Game Guides PG GameHubs PG Connects 2014
MORE SM SITES
AppSpy Free App Alliance 148 Apps Android Rundown iPhone Quality Index iPad Quality Index Android Quality Index Swipe Magazine Best App Ever Awards
PARTNERS
Metacritic
GameRankings
Pocket Gamer on NewsNow
GamesTracker
dx.net
UK Mobile Pages Directory
Skinflint Price Comparison
  header logo

 ANDROID NEWS

UK judge rules that Apple must run ads stating Samsung didn't copy the iPad design

Mea iCulpa

Product: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 | Manufacturer: Samsung
 
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Android, thumbnail 1
Ten days ago, Judge Colin Birss ruled in a UK court that Samsung's line of Galaxy Tabs does not infringe Apple's tablet design patents.

In a follow-up to this ruling, Judge Birss has ordered Apple to publish a notice on its UK website which states that Samsung did not copy The Big A's registered designs. This advertisement must run for six months.

Bloomberg reports that, in addition to advertising Samsung's innocence on its own site, the Cupertino-based company must cough up for similar ads in a number of British newspapers, The Guardian's Mobile magazine, and tech website T3.

Victory by design

Samsung won the tablet patent case based on Judge Birss's decision that the the Galaxy Tab series "[does] not have the same understated and extreme simplicity which is possessed by the Apple design. They are not as cool."

Despite its victory, however, Samsung was unable to prevent Apple from making public statements reasserting its grievance regarding the design of the Galaxy series.

According to the judge, the folks over at Apple are "entitled to their opinion".
 

Reviewer photo
James Gilmour 19 July 2012
Have your say! Related stories  
Post a comment - Please log in to leave a comment
Pocket Gamer Biz     PG Login
Login with Facebook Sign in with Twitter
Joined:
Mar 2012
Post count:
27
thetruthisoutthere | 13:29 - 19 July 2012
One of the, unfortunately, few victories of common sense.
POPULAR STORIES
 
LATEST COMMENTS
LATEST NEWS
LATEST VIDEOS VIDEO REVIEWS