Apple was found liable of using a 1998 patent owned by University of Wisconsin in its A7, A8, and A8X processors included in the 2013 and 2014 iPhone and iPad lineup without getting proper permission.
Today, the U.S. Patent Office has published a patent application from Apple, which is a design for a fuel cell system that can power a MacBook "for days or even weeks".
Microsoft avoided a major setback, when U.S. International Trade Commission declined to block the import of its devices in a longstanding patent dispute.
In Apple vs Samsung lawsuit, Judge Lucy Koh barred Apple and Samsung from filing any more motions, briefs, or letters without permission from the court.
A recent report states that, USPTO has issued a non-final rejection in one of the key iPhone design patent in the Apple vs. Samsung lawsuit.
Apple patents the way for mobile gesture input that turns taps detected on non-touchscreen surfaces, like the side of an iPhone, into granular on-screen controls.