Posts Tagged: ipad


ITC opens 337 investigation for potential patent infringement by Apple screen sharing technology

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced that it was investigating potential patent infringement committed by Cupertino, CA-based consumer tech giant Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)... Aqua …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 0

Federal Circuit affirms Apple iPhone patent victory over GPNE

GPNE sued Apple for direct infringement of claims in two of GPNE’s patents. The patents at issue relate to a two-way paging system, where the paging …
By Gene Quinn & John M. Rogitz
3 years ago 0

iPod, iPhone and iPad – A Brief History of Apple iProducts

Early on in his career with Apple, Steve Jobs conceived the idea of a personal computing device that a person could keep with them and use to …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 1

Bringing Digital Government to the Patent Office

In order to file an application or view outgoing correspondence online, the practitioner must authenticate using a private certificate and password. The process relies on an antiquated …
By Tom Brow
7 years ago 7

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
7 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
7 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
7 years ago 1

Bobbing for Antitrust Apples: E-book Price Fixing Challenge

So what did Apple and the other publishers do that put them on Uncle Sam’s Radar? Allegedly, they agreed among themselves to sell their e-books at …

Angry Birds Developer Sued by Patent Troll

On Thursday, July 21, 2011, attorneys for Lodsys LLC, who is rapidly becoming a reviled patent troll, filed an amended complaint in the United States Federal District Court for …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 50

Apple Patents Glove for Use With Electronic Devices

Apple, the company known for such popular devices as the iPad, iPhone and the iPod, has obtained a patent on a glove. Yes, the company known for …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 22

Mobile Business Tools for Apple iPad, iPhone & iPod, Pt. 3

My brother-in-law has been a lover of all things Apple for as long as I can remember. In fact, on the first day the iPad was released, …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 2

Mobile Business Tools for Apple iPad, iPhone & iPod, Pt. 2

In early September of 2010, I was given my new favorite toy, an Apple iPad, as a gift. I originally used the iPad to read books, play games …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 1

Top 10 Patent, Innovation & IP Events of 2010

At this time of the year all typically sit back and reflect on the year that has been, spend time with family and friends, watch some football …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 9

On the Go Business Apps – Mobile Business Tools for Apple iPad, iPhone & iPod

In a recent article, Mobile Business Tools - Social Media Apps for Apple iPad, iPhone & iPod, I discussed the topic of Social Media/Networking applications that are …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 9

iPad 2 in April 2011? Apple Patents Suggest Lighter Devices

Over the last several months Apple has been busy filing and receiving patents on a variety of innovations that employ carbon fibers, which will reduce the weight …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 1