Ok, let's skip the legalities of it all.
Apple came out with it in a big way, but Android perfected it.
Did they copy it; of course they did. Does it really matter to most folks; not much. I was concerned myself as I was contemplating buying a S3 after the verdict, but after a week or two, I have totally forgot and care even less.
Yes, Sammy got caught with his hands in the cookie jar, I'm just being real about it.