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Correction: USPTO upholds Apple's touch-screen patent

This story originally misstated the outcome of the '381 patent examination. Three of the 20 claims were upheld.

By October 17, 2013

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Apple Watch design wins patent on look and feel

The patent -- which ensures the design for the Apple Watch cannot be copied by a competitor -- was filed in August of last year, just weeks ahead of its unveiling.

By May 5, 2015

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Google eyes new way to pick up your patents, combat trolls

The company is starting an "experimental marketplace" that will allow owners to sell single patents to the search giant.

By April 27, 2015

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Microsoft awarded patent for glasses that know how those around you feel

Technically Incorrect: A "wearable emotion detection feedback system" is exactly what you want from your eyewear, isn't it? It is. Don't you want to know how those around you really feel?

By April 29, 2015

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Google's latest patent could put spoilers to bed

The search giant is granted a patent for an automatic spoiler blocker for social media.

By April 8, 2015

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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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Boeing patents 'Star Wars'-style force fields

Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.

By March 22, 2015

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USPTO reaffirms invalidation of Apple patent in Samsung suit

Patent office issues a Final Office Action on Apple's "bounce-back" patent, a key patent to Apple's case against its rival.

By April 1, 2013

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Apple eyes way to leave fingerprints in the cloud

A new patent filing describes using the cloud to transfer your Touch ID fingerprint data to other devices. Would such a system be safe and secure?

By January 15, 2015

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Apple patent could lead to truly flexible iPhone

The device described in the patent would use flexible materials for the display, housing, circuit boards and batteries.

By January 6, 2015