Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Samsung Cites Movie Prop in Patent Battle With Apple - John Paczkowski - News - AllThingsD

Interesting times

Looks like Samsung has finally found some prior art with which to dispute Apple’s claims that it “slavishly copied” the design of the iPad: Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey.”

In a brief opposing Apple’s motion for a preliminary injunction in the United States, Samsung argues that one of the iPad design patents at issue in the case is predated by a prop used in Kubrick’s 1968 film.

Samsung Cites Movie Prop in Patent Battle With Apple - John Paczkowski - News - AllThingsD

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