anecdotes about his vacation in Spain
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Oh, and 'Assclowns'.
A US court has sent Apple and Samsung CEOs into settlement talks to sort out their patent disputes or at least limit the number of wrangles. The two mobile tech rivals said in a joint court filing that they were both willing to participate in the peace summit, where chief executives Tim Cook and Choi Gee-sung, along with their …
You forgot to mention the part about we, the people, losing. Especially in the American context, it's all about maximizing corporate profits. As far as the neo-GOP Romney's twisted claim that corporations are made of people, what he actually means is that any increased income resulting from increased corporate profits should go to people like HIM.
If Romney had any honesty, then his campaign slogan would be "So that government of the corporations, by the lawyers, for the richest 1% shall rule the earth." (Anyone out there capable of making a pastiche video? I'm just saying...)
I have a great idea for you that will settle this bogus software patent crap once and for all.
Cut the baby in half.... for BOTH Samsung & Apple. Make each company pay the other exactly the same amount of money and invalidate all the "patents" and arguements that they brought in to the case. By invalidate, I mean that those patents become FRAND and their fees get set in the decision at 10 cents each.
As part of the decision, fine both companies 500 Million to go to the US patent office to hire competent patent lawyers that have electronic and software backgrounds.
Also, send all existing software patent dispute plaintiffs a copy of the decision with a "Settle or Else" stamp on the copy.