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USPTO provisionally invalidates Apple’s bounceback patent

In the on going battle between Apple and Samsung, FOSS patents reports that the USPTO has issued a non-final office action in the reexamination of Apple’s bounce-back patent No. U.S. Patent No, 7,469,381.  This patent was one of the patents Samsung was found to be infringing in Apple’s billion dollar verdict against Samsung.  While this is clearly [&hellip

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It’s (h)IP to be Square

Square, the mobile payments startup was founded in May 2010 by Jack Dorsey and James McKelvey.  The company makes it easy for individuals and small businesses to accept credit card payments by providing a mobile app and card reader for various mobile operating systems.  Though mobile payments is a crowded space with heavyweights such as PayPal [&hellip

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