Patent application shows a simple cylindrical device that's turned on by twisting one end. Whether it will ever hit the market, though, is an open question.
The Swedish telecoms equipment maker says that it tried to come to terms with Apple through arbitration. That effort has expired though, prompting the lawsuit over global licensing of intellectual property for mobile technologies.
Apple TV, iTunes and the App Store are among the products and services named as violating the interactive software pioneer's patents.
The patent -- which ensures the design for the Apple Watch cannot be copied by a competitor -- was filed in August of last year, just weeks ahead of its unveiling.
Technically Incorrect: A "wearable emotion detection feedback system" is exactly what you want from your eyewear, isn't it? It is. Don't you want to know how those around you really feel?
The company is starting an "experimental marketplace" that will allow owners to sell single patents to the search giant.
Unhappy with the royalty rate set by a judge, the search giant argues that a jury should have determined the figure.
The search giant is granted a patent for an automatic spoiler blocker for social media.
This ingenious accessory redirects the sound from your TV's built-in speakers. Plus: three bonus deals!
The patent may hold up the launch until December, when it expires, according to Swiss broadcaster RTS.