Apple’s Patent on Interactive Map may turn to New App

Apple would soon be overcoming its last year’s shortcoming for Maps app for which the company was drubbed. The company’s new patent application (US20130339891A1) got published on December 19, 2013 for more advanced map application named “Interactive Map” at US Patent and Trademark Office. The application describes an electronic map that …

Samsung Unable To Block Sanction in Apple patent case

U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh, California has agreed to US Magistrate Paul S. Grewal’s judgement that stated that Samsung would be required to produce the details about the extent to which it violated the Apple’s patent that would include e-mails that stated the communication made between employees and various witnesses would be made available …

Patent on new systems and methods for ejecting SIM card in iPhone

Apple filed another patent for the mechanism that would aid in easy ejection of SIM from the phone. Apple Inc. has devised a new ejector mechanism for mobile phones where a magnet in the module would attract a magnet present in removable module. At present in most of the devices a user would straighten out a paper clip and one end of the same would …

Autographing Reader’s eBook using Hot Spot at Signing Events: Apple’s New Patent

Attending book signing events is popular amongst book lovers. Such events are generally organized at a bookstore or library where an author sits and sign books for a period and may also add a short message for the reader and it increases the value of books for book lovers. Apple, in their recent patent application published on September 26, 2013, is …

Underdogs are Learning the Importance of being Design Leaders

Nowadays, design patents have been much talked about topic in almost all the manufacturing companies. The number of design patents have increased with an increase in new designs justifiable with the technology of the product. With the dispute between Apple and Samsung, benefits of design patents have come into notice of many companies. This case has …

Apple to seek protection for “iWatch” after iPhone, iPod and iPad

The latest buzz in the industry is that apple is soon going to register “i-watch” as a trademark worldwide. Though it has not been revealed officially by the company but it is believed that, just like i-phone, i-pad,  now i-watch is also going to rule the electronics platform. An application has been filed by Apple with Taiwan’s intellectual …

Patent Infringement Case – Ban Apple’s iPhone5?

Apple Inc. has been sued for patent infringement by Boston University, and has attempted a ban on its devices like iphone 5, ipad and MacBook Air . Secernated trustees of academic institution lodged a complaint in the Massachusetts federal court that Apple Inc’s products contain a “gallium nitride thin film semiconductor device” that is still …