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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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has withdrawn its objections to an application from Apple seeking to trademark the iPad Mini name.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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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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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 patents on Game Center, iPhone Burst Mode

US Patent and Trademark Office grants 59 patents to the iPhone maker, adding to its already huge trove of intellectual property.

By May 27, 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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Apple wins patent for interchangeable iPhone camera lenses

The newly granted patent describes a way to attach lenses to the iPhone via a bayonet mount.

By April 1, 2014

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A century of the best of the U.S. Air Force (pictures)

From B-52s to B-2s to the B-29 that dropped the atomic bomb that ended World War II, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force has it all. CNET's Daniel Terdiman visited as part of Road Trip 2013.

32 Images July 22, 2013

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Apple's touch-screen patent upheld by US Patent Office

So-called Steve Jobs patent reaffirmed after the Patent Office invalidated all 20 claims in the patent last December.

By October 17, 2013

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Sony files for patent on household robot

Sony has applied for a patent on a robotic system that can tell the difference between dirt and a scratch. Are household robots in the company's future?

By April 14, 2014

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Microsoft Office for iPad (iOS)

The Office for iPad apps are a great middle ground between desktop and smartphone versions, and are a must-have for frequent Office users.

March 27, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating March 27, 2014

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