Samsung said that Stanley Kubrick invented the iPad after searching through science fiction movies to try and defend itself from Apple’s patent lawsuit.
In an effort to argue the former art, the company cites 2001: A Space Odyssey as a pattern of tablet designs existing long before the iPad.
Latest filing of Samsung reads, “In a clip from that film lasting about one minute, two astronauts are eating and at the same time using personal tablet computers. The clip can be downloaded online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQ8pQVDyaLo.”
“As with the design claimed by the D’889 Patent, the tablet disclosed in the clip . . . → Read More: Samsung: Apple iPads Are Inspired by Sci-Fi Movies