Slashdot: Apple Attempts to Patent Pre-Existing Display Software Idea
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 21 Sep 2008 00:27
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
Apple appears to be taking ideas from commercial software already being sold and is attempting to patent the concepts as their own. According to Apple Insider, Apple has recently filed a patent application for a notification screen on the iPhone. The only problem with this is that Intellisync has been using this concept in their popular iPhone notification screen software for over a year now, and it doesn't take a rocket scientist to see that this is a clear rip-off.
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