Posts Tagged: apple patents


Apple Seeks Patent on Suggested Search Rankings Based on Social Network Contacts

Many of the recently published documents from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, including both patent applications and issued patents, relate to software system improvements that Apple …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0

Apple Seeks Patent on Gaze Detection Capabilities

This week, we’re featuring a number of interesting new patents and published applications from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office that have been assigned to Apple. …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0

Apple Seeks Patents for E-Learning App Optimized for iPad

This month, the USPTO has published many Apple patent applications that are specifically for improvements to the technology developer’s mobile devices. These include a more secure …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0

Apple Patent to Replace the “Back” Button with “Page Snapback”

This past week was another very prolific one for Apple, as the California-based electronic device developer received 35 patents and had another 36 applications published by the U.S. …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0

Apple vs. Samsung: Decision Costs Apple $450 Million

On Friday March 1, 2013 Judge Lucy Koh handed down her decision regarding various motions that were filed on behalf of Apple Inc. (“Apple”) and Samsung Electronics Co. (“Samsung”) …
By Jason Williams
8 years ago 2

Design Patent Awarded to Apple For a Flat-screen Monitor Display

This week’s patents include a design patent awarded for a flat-screen monitor display, improvements to voicemail retrieval systems and digital image processing improvements that help retain …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 1

Apple Awarded a Patent to Removing Blemishes While Maintaining Image Quality

This week Apple had a total of 34 patents issued, including four design patents and a number of patents focusing on improvements to user interfaces on various Apple …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0

Apple Awarded Motion Detection Sensing Systems Patent

Apple received 37 patents in the third week of February from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. These awarded patents include three design patents and a few motion …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0

Apple Awarded Patent for New Method of Hash Data Security

On Tuesday, February 12, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office issued 27 patents to electronics manufacturer Apple Inc., including two design patents and a couple of patents related …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 1

Apple Patent Application Improves Mandarin Chinese Translation

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office only released 16 published patent applications from Apple this week, which is a fair amount less than usual. Many of the applications …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0

Apple Requests Patent for Hearing Aid Detection

More than 30 patent applications assigned to California’s Apple Incescribe upgrades to handheld devices manufactured by the electronics firm. A new hearing aid detection system may make …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0

Apple Receives Patent on iPod Shuffle, iPad Scroll bars

This patent protects Apple’s 4th-generation iPod Shuffle, originally introduced by the electronics device manufacturer back in September 2010. The application for this patent was originally filed as …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0

Apple Seeks Patent on Ad-Hoc Cash Dispensing Network

Some very intriguing upgrades to digital media collaboration systems and cash transaction networks are among the many pieces of intellectual property that Apple is hoping the USPTO …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 1

Apple Seeks Patent on Selling Subscriptions to Magazines

Last week’s published patent applications include a more space-effective design for mobile devices as well as an innovation that may possibly be revolutionary for the entire …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0

Apple Applies for Smart Shoe Patent

Do you ever have trouble remembering when to replace your running shoes? Apple seems interested in introducing an intelligent piece of footwear that will warn wearers of …
By Corinne Kerston
8 years ago 1