If you thought the patent wars between Apple and Samsung couldn't possibly get any more mind-numbingly obscure, you would be wrong.
Today, a Dutch court handed Apple another victory when it decided to ban some Samsung smartphones and tablets because they still violate a patent for scrolling across photos on a touchscreen device. The ban covers the Samsung Galaxy S, SII and Ace.
Actually, Samsung had already lost this battle once, when the judges ruled previously that some of its gadgets had run afoul of Apple's patent. Samsung struck back by changing the technology it uses. Or, so it claimed.
But the Dutch court didn't buy it. In fact, the judges were more than a little annoyed that the Samsung lawyers came to a hearing without evidence that the change had been made, according to CIO.com: