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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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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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USPTO nixes Apple patent used in victory over Samsung

The office's action, which is non-final, rules that all 20 claims in Apple's rubber-banding patent are invalid. Now let's see what, if anything, Judge Koh has to say.

By October 23, 2012

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US Patent Office rejects Apple autocomplete patent used against Samsung

The decision by the USPTO, while relevant to the most recent Apple v. Samsung patent-infringement trial, isn't final and could take months or years to come to conclusion.

By August 7, 2014

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Apple patent application hints at future health-related plans

The USPTO publishes a patent application from the iPhone maker that shows a new twist on step tracking.

By March 13, 2014

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Apple awarded three new patents

Overnight, the USPTO granted Apple patents on a smart stylus, magnetic iPhone camera lenses and a solar-powered laptop.

By January 28, 2014

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Microsoft lands design patents for Surface cover keyboard

The USPTO grants trio of patents related to the ornamental design of Redmond's touch/type cover keyboard.

By March 26, 2013

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Apple wins U.S. trademark for Mac boot chime

Apple's won a U.S. trademark for the iconic Mac boot chime some six months after applying for it with the USPTO.

By December 12, 2012

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Apple denied trademark for 'Multi-Touch' in the U.S.

Apple's efforts to trademark the term "Multi-Touch" in the U.S. have been thwarted, with the USPTO saying the term is merely descriptive.

By September 26, 2011

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Dell battles over 'Netbook' trademark

The PC maker asks the USPTO to cancel Canadian gadget maker's trademark, saying Psion doesn't make a product that actually uses the term.

By February 19, 2009