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USPTO again rejects Apple’s pinch-to-zoom patent

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By Phil Dzikiy

News Editor, iLounge
Published: Monday, July 29, 2013
News Categories: Apple

Samsung has notified the courts that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has rejected all claims of Apple’s “pinch to zoom” patent, according to a report. The rejection is a “Final Office Action,” but the decision is far from finished, as Apple will have additional opportunities to appeal. Notably, Apple’s “rubber-banding” patent initially had a main claim ruled invalid in a “Final Office Action,” but that claim was later confirmed. In December, the USPTO initially ruled all claims of the “pinch to zoom” patent invalid; this is a continuation of that action. [via FOSS Patents]

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It is not own by Apple actually. Pinch & zoom has been a while. It was so stupid that apple claimed. Then why don’t they pay for using any technology which invented by Samsung? Apple has no technological patent. Shame.

Posted by Edward on July 29, 2013 at 9:29 PM (PDT)

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