macky patalinghug: Oh, the days before the selfie :)
check this out! says it all
RichardBalonglong: There should also include a wallet cut in half... XD
think they took the wallet in its entirety.
Xiaomao: Hope Fujifilm will put their in releasing a brand new X11 or X12, instead. I like the desigh and idea of X10, but will buy one without orbs.
not white orbs. the eggs of mothra
p.s. the patent county courts are a lowbudget approach to IP litigation with a single judge - appeal lies to the High Court.
the decision is notable for the lack of defense raised/evidence offered on what any member of these forums could easily identify as distinguishing marks of originality.
in the colonies (US) decisions of the trial court lack precedential value; let's hope this applies to the patent county courts.
now back to more important things.
like the D4 vs. D3s vs. D3x vs. D700 vs. D800 vs. D400
and working through the steps to manage my grieving (the 9'ers loss).
what american courts are dealing with at this very moment.
note, Brit law does not have "fair use" apparently.
i'm a lawyer and this will get reversed (though no expert in UK law). Clearly, the judge is not a photographer - or if s/he is, doesn't know anything about digital photography or post-processing. the bus is not unique and the buildings are public domain, and one could argue from the diff in perspective (foreground bus the focus in the second work; background/context the focus in the earlier work) that the symbolism/symbolic meaning is also materially different.
and i now have respect for the unconstitutional Montana (or was it North Dakota) law that pronounced can't rely on foreign law - Austrian law, OMG!
the anglo-american common law system nears all-time low.