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Apple wins patent for iTunes Store user interface

The company has waited several years for the patent, which relates to browsing, search, and presenting media items, to be approved by the U.S. PTO.

By April 17, 2012

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US Patent & Trademark Office spoiling for a patent fight

The US PTO has a growing disdain for software patents.

By July 29, 2008

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An invention--you know--for kids!

How the US PTO is misleading our kids about the nature and benefits of patents.

By July 18, 2007

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Pintrips to Pinterest: Pin It!

A travel itinerary comparison site has decided to fight Pinterest's attempt to assert its legal hegemony over the word "pin."

By January 9, 2014

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Sapphire shines when it comes to protecting future iPhones

A newly-published patent application for Apple envisions a heavier use of sapphire to safeguard the iPhone's display as well as dissipate heat.

By January 23, 2014

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Apple aims to target ads based on your mood

A freshly published Apple patent application envisions the delivery of targeted ads based on your mood, behavior, and other seemingly intangible characteristics.

By January 23, 2014

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Lawsuit claims professor cut out of Square's original patent

The suit, filed by St. Louis professor Robert Morley, says he came up with the mobile payment company's basic concept and technology. The legal dispute has been going on for several years.

By January 30, 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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Apple wins patent for new way to send power to homes

"Intelligent power-enabled communications port" was invented by executive who worked on iPod and iPhone then left Apple to found a maker of "smart thermostats."

By January 2, 2013

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Apple seeks stylus patents

The applications cover a stylus that can charged when inserted into a touch-screen device for storage and a stylus that can write on any surface and transfer the data to a device.

By July 8, 2011