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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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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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USPTO nixes Apple patent used in victory over Samsung

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.

By October 23, 2012

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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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Apple envisions wireless wristbands for hospital stays

The tech could be used for a disposable wristband that stores and transmits health information to your doctor's smartphone.

By August 5, 2014

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Apple wins patent for crowd-sourced traffic navigation

The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.

By July 29, 2014

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Apple envisions smarter iPad cover to display alerts

A newly-published Apple patent filing describes a tablet cover or screen protector that would alert you to new information without having to open it up.

By June 12, 2014

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Apple iWatch could tap into patented weightlifting sensor

A newly-approved patent points to a sensor that could track weightlifting and send it to a mobile device, notably a watch.

By June 10, 2014

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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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Apple patent application adds key feature to bendable OLED displays

The feature could eventually find its way to future iPhones if Apple decides to bring bendable features to the devices.

By May 22, 2014