SAN JOSE, Calif. -- One of Samsung's main strategies against Apple has been to point to "prior art," pre-existing versions of the features and designs made by others that could potentally invalidate the patents Apple is wielding against it.
In the earlier part of the trial, Samsung focused on patents for phone designs. Today, though, the company got into the guts of Apple's software -- in particular, the gestures people use to control iPhones and iPads.
Samsung brought out a pair of "fact witnesses" -- i.e. not experts -- involved in technology that … Read more