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Samsung Counters Apples Lawsuit With Kubrik’s 2001: A Space Odyssey
Posted By Sonya Donaldson On August 25, 2011 @ 4:20 pm In Hardware,Tablets and eReaders | No Comments
The patent battle between Apple  and Samsung  seems to have taken a scene from the Theater of the Absurd. In response to Apple’s claim that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 had “slavishly copied” Apple’s iPad, Samsung has provided its own, er, evidence: images from Stanley Kubrik’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, which show two astronauts using personal tablet computers.
That’s right, folks, movie evidence.
It was only last week that Apple got a preliminary injunction against Samsung in a German court; this prevented the sale of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the European Union. However, Samsung appealed and the court ruled  that the injunction could not be applied to the entire EU; the injunction is in effect only in Germany.
As the case winds its way through the courts, we can’t help but wonder: Can Star Trek evidence be far behind?
Read more at AllThingsD .
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 Apple: http://www.apple.com/
 Samsung: http://www.samsung.com/us
 court ruled: http://technology.inc.com/2011/08/17/samsung-galaxy-ban-lifted-for-almost-the-entire-eu/
 AllThingsD: http://allthingsd.com/20110823/im-sorry-dave-im-afraid-ive-seen-that-design-before/
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