The crux of the patent filing is the ability to distinguish between a two finger pinch action and one finger scrolling on a touchscreen device. Of the 21 claims in this patent filing, claim eight is the most important to their Samsung issues. That claim was crucial to their $1.05 billion initial judgement, but with a settlement review, it could unravel a bit for Apple.
Intrigued by the idea of a smartphone camera featuring multiple LED flash bulbs onboard? Apparently so is Google. In September of 2011 the company filed for such a patent, and it has now been granted by the USPTO.
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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is reexamining another Apple patent – the third one by our count – and this time around we’re looking at the “pinch to zoom” patent (U.S. Patent No. 7,844,915), a weapon that was successfully used by the iPhone maker in its first U.S. case against Samsung.
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