TNW’s Matthew Panzarino has posted “a fairly amusing collection of images that show the similarities between the Samsung Galaxy products and the Apple iPad and iPhone.”
“There seem to be a lot of ways that the design of the two companies gadgets are overlapping. This is a bit of an issue as the Apple products arrived on the market first,” Panzarino reports. “The similarities between these products are being debated worldwide in over 20 cases dealing with both patents and industrial design.”
Panzarino reports, “In the appeal of the injunction granted Apple against Samsung in Germany, Judge Brueckner-Hofmann, of the Dusseldorf Higher Regional Court had this to say about the comparison: ‘The court is of the opinion that Apple’s minimalistic design isn’t the only technical solution to make a tablet computer, other designs are possible. For the informed customer there remains the predominant overall impression that the device looks [like the design Apple has protected in Europe].'”
Check out the incriminating evidence in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Boycott Samsung. We no longer buy Samsung-branded products and advise our millions of readers worldwide to also avoid purchasing Samsung-branded products until they cease stealing Apple’s patented IP.
Apple’s products came first, then Samsung’s:
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]
Oh Samsung, you are making this too easy – September 24, 2011
Why are Apple’s icons on the wall of Samsung’s store? – September 24, 2011
Samsung threatens to step up patent fight with ‘free riding’ Apple Inc. – September 23, 2011
Samsung’s ‘Instinct’ is obviously to make Apple iPhone knockoffs – April 1, 2008