Samsung takes on Apple at trial over value of phone features

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taytayo wrote:

…a korean judge presiding over a case between a korean company and an american company…God help Apple!

Aug 10, 2012 8:02am EDT  --  Report as abuse
dadtired wrote:

@taytayo – wonder if you would say same thing if a judge was anglo-saxon descent. be smart don’t be retard.

Aug 10, 2012 9:02am EDT  --  Report as abuse
magadred wrote:

I am sure the judge didn’t get to this level by having any preconceived notions when it comes to trials presided over.

Not everyone is out to make an uninformed/biased decision as you just have…..

Aug 10, 2012 9:17am EDT  --  Report as abuse
TheUSofA wrote:

@taytayo

Can’t help the inner KKK in you?

“If Apple wins, it may be able to block whole categories of competitors and cement its dominance of next-generation mobile computing.”

Better hope Apple loses. Competition is good for the consumer.

Aug 10, 2012 11:18am EDT  --  Report as abuse

The only bias in this article is the speculative leaning towards Apple. What if Samsung wins, then what?

Also, to answer Mr. Schiller’s question of driving 55mph down the highway as it pertains to me – and probably countless others – I would assume an Apple device because the company’s marketing division has done an excellent job of branding their devices so that they are common household names. If I buy any tablet and show it off, people will always ask me what kind of iPad it is…

Aug 10, 2012 11:49am EDT  --  Report as abuse
tmc wrote:

Perhaps commenters should also point out that Mr. Levine and his editors did not need to include that piece of information at all.

Aug 10, 2012 12:05pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
KyleAtMIT wrote:

Koh is a left wingnut from Kalifornication.

She is not professional, nor neutral. I have a feeling she got a deathbed payoff from Steve Jobs.

Aug 10, 2012 1:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
gborgford wrote:

An Apple win would be disastrous for the product category and consumers. Monopoly= tepid product innovation and bloated Apple-like product margins.

Aug 10, 2012 1:26pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
MJumbo wrote:

The day that Apple litigates its way into monopolizing the smartphone AND tablet industries is the day I drive off a cliff. Unless of course there is a smartphone black market.. in that case, I’ll most certainly take the risk. This smartphone/tablet market is fragile enough already.. if Apple wins this case, the customers will be the ones who pay the price

Aug 10, 2012 1:53pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
jo5319 wrote:

@taytao:
The judge was educated at Harvard, practiced patent law so successfully that some of her intellectually superior writings have been incorporated into the legal system of patent law purely because of the brilliance, intelligence and insights into the law. She is much more qualified than 99.999+% other federal judges, in credentials, achievement, personal experiences in patent law, and contribution to American patent law.

She was born and raised in America, grew up and went to schools with a large Afro-american component. Her husband is Hispanic American. She cannot be a better and prouder product of our American ideals.

Your reference to her ethnic origin is not credible evidence that Judge Koh is biased. Quite the contrary, it indicates that you yourself are incapable of separating the influence of your own ethnic origin from your ability to evaluate objective evidence, to engage in impartial, logical reasoning required in law court. Your statement is absolutely ludicrous slander of the fundamentals and pillars of the American strength and competitiveness — ie., our diversity.

@taytao: you are very un-American, and racist.

Aug 10, 2012 2:36pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Janeallen wrote:

Did anyone notice that Apple hired an attorney with an Asian last name Lee, while Samsung hired an attorney with a Caucasian last name?
Everybody seems to be screaming, “even the attorney from the OTHER race says we are right”, as if it should matter!

Aug 10, 2012 2:39pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
BigBadJake wrote:

I worked for Samsung for a while. It doesn’t surprise me that the company is being sued over infringement. I saw Korean managers first hand try to get subordinates to do things unethically, get proprietary information from vendors, and basically just plain cheat to get the job done. That included doctoring data and exaggerating reports.

Aug 10, 2012 4:59pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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