Designpatent

01.15.13
Apple awarded glass-on-metal trackpad design patent
01.15.13

Apple awarded glass-on-metal trackpad design patent

The next time you sit down at an aluminum unibody MacBook and glide your finger atop the trackp...

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10.16.12
Apple granted new patent for original iPad design
10.16.12

Apple granted new patent for original iPad design

We already know what some of you are thinking, but that doesn't change the reality on the ground:...

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10.16.12
Google nabs design patent for left-eyed Google Glass, frees southpaws from tyranny
10.16.12

Google nabs design patent for left-eyed Google Glass, frees southpaws from tyranny

No more shall lefties wanting Google Glass toil under the oppression of right-handed overlords. No...

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09.28.12
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit tells Judge Koh to revisit Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction
09.28.12

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit tells Judge Koh to revisit Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction

One of the hallmarks of the US judicial system is its seemingly inexhaustible system of appeals --...

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08.13.12
Samsung's defense against Apple patents begins with DiamondTouch table, LiveTile UI prior art
08.13.12

Samsung's defense against Apple patents begins with DiamondTouch table, LiveTile UI prior art

Samsung may have convinced Judge Koh to toss a few international handsets out of Apple's lawsuit,...

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08.13.12
Microsoft licensed design patents at issue in Apple v. Samsung, Surface lovers breathe sigh of relief
08.13.12

Microsoft licensed design patents at issue in Apple v. Samsung, Surface lovers breathe sigh of relief

Last week, we found out about Apple's offer to license a bundle of IP -- including its iPhone and...

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07.18.12
German court dismisses Apple design claim against Motorola Xoom
07.18.12

German court dismisses Apple design claim against Motorola Xoom

A German court has ruled that Motorola's Xoom tablet does not infringe on Apple's patents, says...

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06.07.12
Apple snags broader design patent for the MacBook Air's wedge shape
06.07.12

Apple snags broader design patent for the MacBook Air's wedge shape

It's not the first design patent related to the MacBook Air that Apple has received, but the one i...

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05.15.12
Those suave Google glasses are now patent-protected
05.15.12

Those suave Google glasses are now patent-protected

Google has successfully patented the "ornamental design" of its augmented reality eyewear. To you,...

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