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This story originally misstated the outcome of the '381 patent examination. Three of the 20 claims were upheld.
Patent application shows a simple cylindrical device that's turned on by twisting one end. Whether it will ever hit the market, though, is an open question.
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.
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?
The company is starting an "experimental marketplace" that will allow owners to sell single patents to the search giant.
The search giant is granted a patent for an automatic spoiler blocker for social media.
A newly granted patent would let you view friends, family and even pets from your mobile device as they move through their day.
Aircraft and military manufacturer Boeing has been granted a patent on a system that is designed to prevent explosion shockwaves from harming a target.
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?