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This story originally misstated the outcome of the '381 patent examination. Three of the 20 claims were upheld.
Patent office issues a Final Office Action on Apple's "bounce-back" patent, a key patent to Apple's case against its rival.
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?
The device described in the patent would use flexible materials for the display, housing, circuit boards and batteries.
A law firm obtains documents that it says reveal potential problems with the US Patent and Trademark Office's covert system for red-flagging controversial applications.
The company is seeking a patent for Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advanced emulators, compatible with a variety of devices.
In a newly published patent filing, Apple describes how to start your car, adjust the temperature, automatically open the hood and perform other tricks via your iPhone.
Microsoft isn't going the Smartwatch 2.0 route with its rumored fitness band. Instead, the company has a more targeted and cloud-connected wearables game plan, sources say.
The office's action, which is non-final, rules that all 20 claims in Apple's rubber-banding patent are invalid. Now let's see what, if anything, Judge Koh has to say.
Commentary: To app or not to app, that is the question. Apple sometimes passes on third parties when it launches new devices, but competition may force its hand