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Apple Sued By Boston University For Patent Violation

07/03/2013, Boston University has sued Apple for violating a patent that was awarded to one of its professors back in 1997. A favorable verdict for the university might mean Apple would have to pay as much as $75 million in damages.

New Apple Patent Hints At Dual-Sided Track Pad For MacBook

06/25/2013, Apple has been granted a new patent in which it lists a dual-sided trackpad for future MacBooks. The patent says that this technology can be implemented in other form factors as well, such as smartphones and desktops.

Apple Believes Galaxy S4 Infringes Its Five Patents

05/22/2013, Apple has now claimed that Samsung Galaxy S4 infringes on five of its patents. The company wants this device to be added to the list of Samsung devices that are claimed to infringe Apple's patents.

Samsung Patent Hints At Smartphone With Curved Display

05/09/2013, Samsung was granted 20 new design patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office, these patents were related to designs for smartphones that might see the light of day in the future. One of the designs mentioned in these patents points to a smartphone with...

Samsung Infringes Crucial Part Of Apple Patent, Says ITC

04/07/2013, In a preliminary decision, a judge of the International Trade Commission said that Samsung is infringing a very crucial part of a patent held by Apple, by adding text-selection feature in its devices which include both tablets and smartphones. This could...

Apple’s New Patent Allows Access To Apps From Lockscreen

04/04/2013, Apple has filed for a new patent today. The technology described in the patent is interesting to say the least, and it could make for a very good feature in any future iOS firmware update. Basically the idea is to allow quick access to selected apps...

Apple’s Slide To Unlock Patent Invalidated By German Court

04/04/2013, The Federal Patent Court of Germany has invalidated all claims of Apple’s slide to unlock patent, and rules that none of the 14 amendments that Apple has suggested for salvaging the patent are valid. A bench of five judges, headed by Judge Vivian...

President Obama Criticizes Patent Trolls

02/17/2013, President Obama lashed at the Patent Trolls during his Google+ Hangout and said that his administration’s attempts at patent reforms had only gone about half way of where they should have been. In response to an entrepreneur, who raised concerns about...

Apple Proposes Patent To End Blurry iPhone Photos

02/14/2013, Folks who wander around the US Patent Office (USPTO) website have discovered a patent application from Apple that describes a technique used to avoid having blurry photos. Named “Image capturing device having continuous image capture”, the...