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The function, familiar to all smartphone users, lacks the technical innovation to be granted a patent, the court rules.
Unsatisfied with its previous attempts at a hybrid range, LG Electronics is planning to launch a new hybrid with a detachable keyboard that resembles Microsoft's Surface Pro 3.
The High Court in London has ruled HTC did not infringe four of Apple's patents, including a patent on slide-to-unlock.
The iPhone maker could enforce a permanent ban ordered by a German court, but only if it's willing to put its money where its mouth is.
The regional court in Mannheim said that it would wait for proceedings in the German Patent and Trademark Office to be completed before it hears the case.
A German court has dismissed cases both Apple and Samsung brought against each other. Better luck next time, chaps.
A German court has banned Motorola phones in a patent dispute with Apple over the slide-to-unlock feature.
The search giant's patent application provides for an unlocking method that also lets users perform at least one command, like placing a call or opening an application.
The move is viewed as part of Samsung's plan to placate shareholders that have grown increasingly concerned about its declining smartphone business.
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