Samsung Objects to 'Gratuitous Images' of Steve Jobs in Apple Trial Presentation

Posted July 30, 2012 at 8:29pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 6885 views

Samsung filed an objection to Apple's use of Steve Jobs photos in its opening presentation for trial, reports FOSS Patents.

Samsung objected to the images of Steve Jobs appearing in Slide Nos. 6, 7, 12, 16, and 29 of the opening presentation.

According to the company, "[t]hese gratuitous images have no evidentiary value and have been asserted in order to turn the trial into the popularity contest that the Court prohibited." Samsung then quoted the ruling which said: "Evidence related to Steve Jobs will generally be excluded unless it is specifically relevant to the IP rights at issue in the case, although the Court will make that determination on a case-by-case basis."

Late last night Judge Koh dismissed Samsung's objections ruling that the use of Steve Jobs images is "relevant to Apple's iPhone design patent and trade dress claims and is not unduly prejudicial".

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commonsensenotsocommon - August 1, 2012 at 1:19am
This judge seems very biased in this case, its a good thing that its up to a jury but all in all this is just a huge wate of everyones time and effort lets face it when iphone 2g was out sony Exprian and Lg Viewty had a better cam better screen and were hspa compliant but had sucky GUI's what made Iphone was its usability not REALLY its design it was simple and easy to use..... thats my opinion... if you dont like it you can find a pole position your ass over it and go F your self :).....
Sojaner - August 1, 2012 at 7:27am
The real thing that made iPhone, the revolutionary phone, was the way Steve Jobs explained the Design: Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. And as an industrial designer, I have to mention that, its the only way that a simple phone could turn into something great like iPhone.
Sojaner - July 31, 2012 at 4:23pm
Try to say something like, "Samsung Fan Boy"! Looool! They couldn't even be a fan boy to their beloved stupid korean company! Just don't waste your time on a poor stupid group of copiers, guys!
HenreeG - July 31, 2012 at 12:56pm
Shiiiiit, this place is crawling with apple fan boys defending some overpriced products that didn't actually invent something new.
Eric - July 31, 2012 at 1:57pm
Lol !!! Yeah for sure .... Probably why all Competitor try to copy Apple , specially Samsung..... What the fucking reason that Samsung doenst want Jobs pics in Apple presentation .... Go fuck yourself Samsung.... Keep your effort to devellop and invent something new instead of copying the Best market company !!!!
Sojaner - July 31, 2012 at 4:33pm
Forget about it. Just go have some fun with yourself dude. Apple probably is overpriced for people who don't UNDERESTAND, that's why there are companies like Samsung out there. They are made to be afraid of great people like Steve Jobs, they are even afraid of his picture, that's why they got happy when he died! They didn't even say a WORD about his death! Even Bill Gates did! Shame on sisy copiers!
Samsung=Shiite - July 31, 2012 at 5:49pm
Henree-- you was expecting windows fanboys on a site called iclarfiied?? Dumbass troll
lepaka - July 31, 2012 at 10:43am
when no other arguments comes up ... starts shooting in all directions ... go home samsung and redesign/reinvent STOP copying ... you wll never drive a Mercedes :)
Moooo - July 31, 2012 at 9:00am
Come on now Sam-sung. we know that u make kick ass TV only because apple is kind enough to let u just make good tv. Ur gAlAxY is look and feel like a shoe. I hate selling anything but iPad. I make sure to tell each customer to put couple of more bucks and get the leass expensive iPad over any "YxAlAg". I prefere Stive pic then u Ninja
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