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Thread: IPhone Clone Maker Files for Design Patent, Plans to Sue Apple

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    I thought this would happen. I don't know how long it takes something to pass patent inspections or FCC assuming its 14 days Apple likely has a 2 day lead on them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bbrradd View Post
    How is karma a b**** in this situation ?
    Also learn something about patents and patent laws before commenting. This type of behavior would never work in an American court, and will not work in the Chinese court either
    When I refer to karma it is because of injunction Apple filed in Australia and Germany against Samsung, based on black rectangular shape with rounded corner? Patent on a black rectangular shape with rounded corners is not a joke to you?

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    Funniest thing I've read in years.

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    Nobody looks good in a war - and this is a war about protectionism.
    And given that nobody wins a war (and they're expensive to wage), it's difficult to imagine what drove Apple to start it in the first instance.

    I suspect they simply did the American thing and sued.
    I wonder if they'd still have sued if they could have foreseen a possible product ban in one of the world's biggest markets.

    Ultimately, they never needed to sue with such a quality product range - and in choosing to do so, have wasted a lot on legal fees that could have been better invested in themselves.
    They just made themselves look like foot-stomping brats.
    Little wonder so many enjoy seeing them get kicked in the nuts.
    Fecking mugs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by runey71 View Post
    LOL That's priceless
    The music is what makes it more hilarious.

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    Fanboys are mad when a company does something Apple does all the time. Steal an idea, patent it, and then sue everyone who uses it. Yep I for one could care less on this one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jsouthernindiana View Post
    How foolish. Did thy not do any research at all. They are most likely the ones to be violating the patent. Apple doesn't apply for and receive the patent on the day of sale. Apples patent for this new iPhone has been existent for a long time.
    Thats where you are wrong, Apple will only have a patent for the new iPhone in the USA, you can only patent a unreleased product in 1 country's. When it is released they will apply for a fast-track patent in other country's which will usaly be granted in a few days.

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    What??? In China you can only patent one rectangle at a time???/ What kinda nonsense is this??? In the United States when you patent a retangle you get them all!!!! Pay up Apple $$$$$ that will be 1.2 Billion. Gotta love those foreign patent laws, Apple doesn't have the same influence in China as a the court down the street from Cupertino.

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    Omg!
    Rotfluts!!!!!!😄😄😄😄😥😥😓

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    From TFA: "While this case appears patently ridiculous (sorry for that) to the layman, Chinese courts are notoriously pro China no matter how insane the case." Sure, like precisely we all think that US courts are notoriously pro-US no matter how insane the case (Apple vs. Samsung).

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    Quote Originally Posted by trek-life View Post
    I'm going to say this before it starts. If you are somehow happy about this, and feel like this is "justice." Then you're life is pitiful and you are likely using your dislike for Apple (or any other company unreasonably) as a cover up for how your life never turned out the way you wanted it to.

    So when Apple does this exact same crap (based on design) its ok? your life, not ours my friend, is pitiful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cpotoso View Post
    From TFA: "While this case appears patently ridiculous (sorry for that) to the layman, Chinese courts are notoriously pro China no matter how insane the case." Sure, like precisely we all think that US courts are notoriously pro-US no matter how insane the case (Apple vs. Samsung).
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    +1

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    of course they would compare this to the iPhone 4/4S, the 5 hasn't been released yet

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    Actually, gooPhone will get backfire. Apple already made the device such as prototype and aslo patent the design of the phone before even going to mass production. You have to remember that apple have material evidence and witness of making the phone in the factory way before gooPhone even make a clone of it. Patent law isn't when the material is put to sell, but it depend on when the design is in place or patented it.

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    "can’t afford to spend weeks toiling over a suit with a patent troll."

    Yes actually, they can. That's one of the most ridiculous things ever said about Apple.

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    Apple would probably sue for this "GooPhone" ripping off the "5" suffix LOL

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    Don't know whether to laugh or just shake my head..guess i'll do both hahahaha!

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    Quote Originally Posted by moto_noob View Post
    Actually, gooPhone will get backfire. Apple already made the device such as prototype and aslo patent the design of the phone before even going to mass production. You have to remember that apple have material evidence and witness of making the phone in the factory way before gooPhone even make a clone of it. Patent law isn't when the material is put to sell, but it depend on when the design is in place or patented it.
    Apple did not patent the design.
    If the design was already patented then this Goophone would not be able to patent this phone.
    As to the patent law in China it might be "whomever patent it first gets it". Don't matter if there are people who witness your design before the product came out, or full documentation of the development.
    This is exactly what Apple and big corporate company want to do to patent law in the U.S., unless you patent it first then you did not invent it first even if you have documentation of when you invented the product.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Micturition View Post
    Your name is Trek-Life. STFU This is funny

    I don't know what name has to do with it. I'm also absolutely certain nothing is going to happen to me if I continue typing my opinion on here, NOR speaking it in person. Period

    Now what?

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