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Legal Case Review
Apple vs. Samsung by Michel Andreas Kroeze BIA512

A legal case review submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN INTERACTIVE ANIMATION

At

SAE Institute Amsterdam

29/04/2013 Word count: 4332

Table of contents
1. Legal Case Front page……………………………………………………………………..3 2. The Parties………………………………………………………………………………….4 3. The Lawsuit……………………………………………………………………...………....6 4. Apple’s Arguments ………………………………………………………………..………9 5. Samsung’s Arguments………………………………………………………………..…..18 7. Final Ruling and Conclusions…………………………………...……………........……26 8. Bibliography……………………….…….…….………………..………………………...28

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1. Legal Case Front page
HAROLD J. MCELHINNY (CA SBN 66781) HMcElhinny@mofo.com MICHEAL A. JACOBS (CA SBN 111664) MJacobs@mofo.com JENNIFER LEE TAYLOR (CA SBN 161368) JTaylor@mofo.com JASON R. BARTLETT (CA SBN 214530) JasonBartlett@mofo.com MORRISON & FOERSTAR 425 Market Street San Francisco, California 94105-2482 Telephone: 415.268.7000 Facsimile: 415.268.7522 JOHN B. QUINN JohnQuinn@quinnermanuel.com SUSAN R. ESTRICH SusanEstrich@quinnermanuel.com CHARLES K. VERHOEVEN CharlesVerhoeven@quinnermanuel.com

QUINN EMANUEL URQUHART & SULLIVAN, LLP. 865 S. Figueroa St., 10th Floor Los Angeles, California 90017 Telephone: 213-443-3000 Facsimile: 213-443-3100 Attorneys for Defendant SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA., INC., ; SAMSUNG TELECOMMUNICATIONS AMERICA, LLC

Attorneys for Plaintiff APPLE INC.

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

APPLE INC., a California corporation Plaintiff V. SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., a Korean corporation; SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA., INC., a New York corporation; SAMSUNG TELECOMMUNICATIONS AMERICA, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company. Defendants.

Case no. 11 JURY TRIAL DEMAND COMPLAINT FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENT, FEDERAL FALSE DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN AND UNFAIR COMPETITION, FEDERAL TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT, STATE UNFAIR COMPETITION, COMMON LAW TRADEMARK INFRINGEMEN, AND UNJUST ENRICHMENT.

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2. The Parties

Plaintiff Apple is a California corporation having its principal place of business at 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, California 95014. Apple is one of the leading designers and manufacturers of mobile communication devices, personal computers, and portable digital media players. As a result of Apple’s large investment in research and development, the company has developed innovative technologies that have changed the face of the computer and telecommunications industries.

Defendants Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a Korean corporation with its principal offices at 250, 2-ga, Taepyong-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, 100-742, South Korea. Samsung Electronics Co. is South Korea’s largest company and one of Asia’s largest electronics companies. The company designs, manufactures, and provides a wide range of products such as consumer electronics, computer components and many mobile and entertainment products to the U.S. and other world markets. Samsung Electronics America, Inc. is a New York corporation with its principal place of business at 105 Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park, New Jersey 07660. The company was formed in 1977 as a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Samsung Electronics America markets and offers a variety of consumer electronics for sale. These include TVs, VCRs, DVD and MP3 players, video cameras, as well as memory chips and computer accessories such as printers, monitors, hard disk drives, and DVD/CD-ROM drives. Samsung Electronics America also manages other Samsung subsidiaries such as the North American operations of

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Samsung Telecommunications America, Samsung Electronics Canada, and Samsung Electronics Mexico. Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC is a Delaware limited liability company with its principal place of business at 1301 East Lookout Drive, Richardson, Texas 75081. The company was founded in 1996 as a subsidiary of Samsung...
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