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U.S. Patent Office withdraws refusal of iPad Mini trademark

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has withdrawn its objections to an application from Apple seeking to trademark the iPad Mini name.

By April 8, 2013

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Patent trolls launched majority of U.S. patent cases in 2012

A new study has found that more than half of last year's patent litigation cases in the U.S. were filed by companies that license patents but don't have another business.

By April 9, 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 moves to trademark 'iPad Mini' in the U.S.

The device maker filed for the trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week.

By November 20, 2012

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Apple patent envisions tracking people in real time

A newly granted patent would let you view friends, family and even pets from your mobile device as they move through their day.

By March 24, 2015

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U.S. patent office to hang a shingle in Silicon Valley

After years of lobbying, the tech hub is about to get a satellite patent office in its back yard.

By July 2, 2012

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Google's former head of patents moves to U.S. Patent Office

Michelle Lee has criticized holes in a system that allows patent trolls to file lawsuits against companies.

By November 16, 2012

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BlackBerry faces questions about U.S. competitiveness

At the company's annual shareholder meeting, one investor calls the U.S. launch a "disaster." BlackBerry says it has learned its lessons from the Z10 debut.

By July 9, 2013

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PayPal to pay $7.7 million fine over US sanctions

The company's processing of about 500 payments from 2009 to 2013 included ones tied to weapons of mass destruction, as well as related to Iran, Sudan and Cuba.

By March 26, 2015

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Microsoft to preinstall more apps on Android with Dell partnership

Windows apps are arriving on new devices from Dell and other hardware makers. Microsoft is also expanding its partnership with Samsung.

By March 23, 2015