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Ludicrous as Apple’s claim to patents as generic as rounded corners may be, it does seem that not all courts of law are convinced that Apple owns everything. A German court has recently ruled in favor of Samsung and Motorola in Apple’s patent infringement lawsuit on the “touch event model.” In essence, the court agreed that Samsung and Motorola do not infringe on Apple’s patents on how the mobile operating system responds to — or ignores — single touch inputs by the user.

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The long-drawn patent war that Apple is waging against Samsung in the United States may have come to a temporary end when the jury decided to side with the iPhone maker. While Samsung tries to fight the injustice of it all by filing for an appeal, another battle is being fought in Germany, although this one involves Apple and Motorola Mobility.

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Steve Wozniak’s latest statements might raise a few eyebrows, especially to those that still thought he had remaining ties with Apple, a company that he helped build in the ‘70s. The Woz says that he “hates” the patent conflicts in the tech world. He also said “I don’t think the decision of California will hold. And I don’t agree with it – very small things I don’t really call that innovative.”