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Apple patents rectangle

Postby Irbis » 2012-11-15 04:00pm

Yes, pure rectangle, with slightly rounded corners. No buttons or anything like that, their newest patent is literally 4 lines. Oh, and according to their lawyer, apparently there is absolutely no prior art whatsoever.

I wonder, how long will it take until fanboys will spin it into another genius design idea? :lol:

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Re: Apple patents rectangle

Postby Zaune » 2012-11-15 04:07pm

Does anyone even bother to read patent applications before marking them "approved" anymore?
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Re: Apple patents rectangle

Postby PeZook » 2012-11-15 04:50pm

Zaune wrote:Does anyone even bother to read patent applications before marking them "approved" anymore?

I wouldn't be surprised if they preferred to count the zeros on their freshly charged bank account instead.
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Re: Apple patents rectangle

Postby Havok » 2012-11-15 05:08pm

It's just a design patent people. Calm down.

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Re: Apple patents rectangle

Postby Phantasee » 2012-11-16 08:51am

Groundbreaking. The ghost of Steve Jobs designed that, clearly.

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Re: Apple patents rectangle

Postby Zixinus » 2012-11-16 03:55pm

Does anyone remember when Apple was about exploring what can be done with new technologies, both hardware and software, creating new things that can be done?

I think I saw them doing that sometime in a documentary.
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