Steve Jobs is still so popular, eight months after his death, that to mention him too frequently would bias jurors in a Samsung-Apple lawsuit.
At least, that’s what Samsung thinks.
According to Reuters, a Samsung attorney told a San Jose judge that excessive use of Steve Jobs’ image was “prejudicial” and that he didn’t want jurors to see 15 pictures of the former Apple chief executive.
“It shouldn’t be a popularity contest,” the lawyer said.
Steve Job’s biography – #48 on Amazon
Steve Jobs is extremely well-known and popular, of course. A Google search for his name turns up an astounding 487 million results. He is the iconic former CEO of two great U.S. corporations, Apple and Pixar, in a legal fight against a Korean competitor in a California court.
And he’s the chief executive who was most responsible for bringing Apple back ...