The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has withdrawn its objections to an application from Apple seeking to trademark the iPad Mini name.
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.
Michelle Lee has criticized holes in a system that allows patent trolls to file lawsuits against companies.
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.
A San Jose jury rules against the nonpracticing entity, which had accused Apple of infringing its mobile device technology.
The Next Glass app claims to have isolated the tastes of alcoholic beverages and will tell you how much you'll like them -- or not.
The tech giant considers shrinking down the user interface on your TV and putting it on your phone as a way to navigate Apple TV.
The technology lets users plug an iPhone into a dock with the Lightning connector and not worry about how much force or torque they place on it to remove the device.
As the search for the country's new CTO gets under way, one report says the choice could be the vice president of Google X.
In total, Apple is awarded 55 new patents on Tuesday, but the most notable is a camera patent that may have been integrated into the original iPhone in 2007.