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Apple vs. Samsung: Reading Steve Jobs' emails

8/9/2012 04:41 PM EDT
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gatorfan
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gatorfan   8/9/2012 9:49:39 PM
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Samsung claiming to patent a wheel and a clock? Sorry I don't get their point.

old account Frank Eory
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old account Frank Eory   8/9/2012 9:09:59 PM
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Read it again. They're talking about using a clickwheel with numbers around the periphery as a replacement for the standard cell phone numeric keypad. Apparently Samsung had done that (news to me) and Steve thought they screwed up by not having the numbers 3, 6 and 9 match their positions on a clock.

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BrainiacV   8/9/2012 9:07:14 PM
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Wait, what? If it is previously done outside the US it is not considered prior art?

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selinz   8/9/2012 8:07:53 PM
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Interesting. So Apple copied the clickwheel from Samsung?

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selinz   8/9/2012 8:06:25 PM
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Very interesting stuff! Thanks for weeding through the haystack for the pins!

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