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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Filing of Apple multi-touch patent rejected

/ On : 9:20 PM/
ShoutBloger: Apple has just experienced rejection from the patent office in the United States. Apple filed a patent, ie, multi-touch deemed ineligible.

Is a multi-touch display, a term that was rejected by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). According to the USPTO attorney, the term multi-touch has become a generic term and has been widely used to describe the touch-screen technology on Android phones, tablets and notebooks.

Apple has actually registered the copyright in question on January 9, 2007 the day on which the iPhone was announced. But the party remains in charge of copyright in the United States adhered to the decision beginners.

Apple filed a multi-touch patent rejection, no surprise, because the term multi-touch has been used in the days before the birth of the iPhone. In filing this copyright, Apple also reportedly failed to provide sufficient evidence to show that his company has used the term multi-touch on packaging and in other places they have.

Again, just because the term is applied to a variety of products to achieve success, it does not mean the term that has a typical, said one of the sound decision of the USPTO, as quoted from Marshabel on Wednesday September 28, 2011.

The decision by the patent body on top of course brings great significance for Apple's competitors. With this, the competitors can avoid lawsuits by making Apple tech touch-screen devices.


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