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'381 patent

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Apple patents headphones that can monitor your vital stats

The device would be able to track your heart rate, temperature, perspiration, and more.

By February 18, 2014

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Apple's touch-screen patent upheld by US Patent Office

So-called Steve Jobs patent reaffirmed after the Patent Office invalidated all 20 claims in the patent last December.

By October 17, 2013

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Correction: USPTO upholds Apple's touch-screen patent

This story originally misstated the outcome of the '381 patent examination. Three of the 20 claims were upheld.

By October 17, 2013

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Apple envisions environmental sensors for wearables

Two patent applications describe environmental and temperature sensors that could be outfitted into "wrist-watch devices" as well as other wearable gadgets.

By April 24, 2014

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Apple proposes earbuds that react to your voice

A freshly published patent filing points to more advanced earbuds that can turn on noise suppression and other features in response to your voice.

By April 3, 2014

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Powdered alcohol approved (hiccup or hooray?)

In a decision that some might deem surprising, the Treasury Department has approved a patent for a product called Palcolhol, a powdered form of vodka and other drinks. And yes, you just add water.

By April 21, 2014

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Samsung denied new trial over Apple's 'bounce-back' patent

Amid planning for the damages retrial, Judge Koh rules that there will not be another new trial over the '381 patent.

By August 22, 2013

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Apple: Patent we used against Samsung isn't dead yet

Apple says it still has plenty of chances to fight to keep its rubber band patent alive and well.

By April 2, 2013

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USPTO reaffirms invalidation of Apple patent in Samsung suit

Patent office issues a Final Office Action on Apple's "bounce-back" patent, a key patent to Apple's case against its rival.

By April 1, 2013

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Apple makes bid for 'iWatch' name in Japan trademark grab

The fruit-flavoured tech giant has applied for the name in Japan, fuelling speculation that it's plotting a watch gadget.

By July 1, 2013