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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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has withdrawn its objections to an application from Apple seeking to trademark the iPad Mini name.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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Secretive X-37B space plane returns to Earth, two years on

The Air Force says that the almost one-of-a-kind spacecraft "conducted on-orbit experiments" in the the longest-ever mission for the X-37B program.

By October 17, 2014

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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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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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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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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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Twitpic to shut down, blames trademark battle with Twitter

Photo-sharing service's founder claims microblogging site threatened to cut off access to API if the startup did not abandon its trademark.

By September 4, 2014

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Massive 'Batman v Superman' desert set spied from the air

Warner Bros. is trying to keep "Batman v Superman" secretive, but that didn't stop a New Mexico TV station from catching aerial views of an intriguing set under construction.

By October 17, 2014