Judge Refuses Apple's Request for Injunction on Galaxy Tab 10.1; Lawsuits Help Sammy

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    It all seems so pointless now, but Apple is still pounding away at Samsung in court regarding the similarity of their Galaxy Tab 10.1 to the iPad. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) is already out and selling mildly well, making the Galaxy Tab 10.1 old news, but that hasn't deterred Apple's lawyers. They recently requested that the U.S. judge presiding over the case issue an injunction to bar the Galaxy Tab 10.1, instead of waiting for the Appellate court's ruling. Here's a quote with the details,

    That's worth a laugh or two. I suppose you might admire Apple's "moxy" to try comparing dangerously mislabeled drugs to an iPad, but it's downright silly when you think about it, and obviously the judge thought so too. It seems like Apple is wasting a ton of time and money.

    Ironically, we have an additional report that ties in nicely with this. Apparently, Apple may be inadvertently working against their own good with these capricious lawsuits. According to a new report, the patent fight between Apple and Samsung could actually be helping Samsung. Supposedly, unnamed spokespersons from within Samsung have indicated that the patent war with Apple is actually helping "brand awareness" for Samsung. In fact, Samsung may be actively trying to drag this patent war out and not attempt a settlement against or with Apple. It seems that the longer the fight goes on, the more people perceive the Samsung branded products in terms equal to Apple branded products. Here's what the insider had to say,

    Additionally, here's a quote from the SlashGear article with more details,

    You can read more about Samsung Galaxy Tab products at our sister-site: Judge Refuses Apple's Request for Injunction on Galaxy Tab 10.1; Lawsuits Help Sammy.

    Source: PhoneArena and SlashGear
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    Something tells me our childrens children will be reading about Samsung vs Apple on Droid Forums.
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    More like our grandchildren's grandchildrens will be either using the iPhone 35 (aka iBrain chip) or the SGXXXVIII
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    Does anyone else wonder about the concept mentioned here: the perceived value of a product? I would like to see a cost analysis of producing one of these devices.
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