Invalidate the Apple patent on scrolling "elastic" data lists

Not always come out the donuts with the hole and the well-known patent war unleashed by the Cupertino seems to have turned against him as a powerful boomerang.
 
You know when in iOS you scroll through a list of documents to the end and then bounce this to visually indicate the exhaustion of the items on the list? The same effect Samsung has spent a lot 'in early versions of Android installed in its older terminals - such as the Galaxy S. Apple has filed suit against Samsung because "real" that he used the same effect in Android, claiming to be in possession of the patent n.7.469.381 to protect it.
 
[adsense:block:adcontenuto]
 
The main consequence was the replacement effect by Samsung with a more anonymous blue halo that overlaps the list when it reaches one of the ends, but the use of that effect of slip was inserted between the bases in support of the judgment which ruled in favor of Apple last summer, recognizing a compensation of 1 billion dollars.
 
Unfortunately for Apple, however, the U.S. Patent Office (USPTO), the main co-responsible in the emergence of patent trolls and patent wars, for once was right in his duty and has invalidated the patent as not meeting the criteria of originality and innovation. In a nutshell, was detected prior art in an application for registration of international patents registered to AOL (America On Line) and Italian Luigi Lira, dating back five years before Apple obtains patent that was later canceled.
 
 
Although the USPTO decision is not yet final, Samsung's lawyers have not lost a minute to notify (in the middle of the night, apparently) the decision of the judge Lucy Koh, editor of the well-known judgment.
 
If the patent office decision becomes final, this could drastically upset the fate of the entire case, especially now that we are about to discuss in higher degrees of judgment.
 
[adsense:block:adcontenuto]
 

 

News Magazine: 

Similar Content

Encrypted files on Dropbox with BoxCryptor

crittographyOne of the main questions on the part of users, the use of cloud-based solutions is definitely the secrecy and confidentiality of the data that are stored in the storage cloud, many fear that their data (documents, photos, code, etc..) Can first eventually be violated, and in some cases compromised, thus losing days and days of work.

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

How to record a mobile phone call (with App for Android Smartphone)

how to record a call

Imagine you are working on an important work project with other people and you often receive phone calls with suggestions and ideas on what doing. In these cases you should always have a pen and paper at your fingertips but sometimes it’s not possible. For this reason you could record calls directly so you will be able to play back it calmly when you have more free time and draw from it all information you need.

You have not to be a secret agent to do it. You have to do simply an Android smartphone to record all the calls you make or receive on your line and save them as an MP3 file. In this way you can have them always on hand and listen them again every time you want.

Mobile: 

Google under antitrust investigation

google antitrust investigationFor Google may soon open a major problem for the impact their activities. As in past years had been faced with the Microsoft antitrust grip (especially in Europe), now also Google may in fact open the same perspective. The front could be opened in the United States, but the risk is that even after the European Commission can take the same initiative.
News Magazine: 

Logitech Launches Wireless Mouse and Touchpad for Windows 8, peripherals and accessories designed for touch

Windows 8 brings a new way of thinking and use a computer and the manufacturers of computer accessories, are beginning to produce devices to be able to interact as efficiently as possible, with the new operating system from Microsoft.
News Magazine: 

Steven Sinofsky does not explain his abandonment of Microsoft

When the news  of Steven Sinofsky's removal from the House of Redmond , former president of the Windows division, have been formulated several hypotheses about the causes of the event; voluntary abandonment or prior dismissal  to avoid promotion to CEO of the group?
 
News Magazine: 

What is Search as your type by Google

google search as you typeGoogle recently announced that he had made ​​available "As Search Your Type", via official blog.

It is a marketing tool reserved for advertisers, which aims to help them to increase their conversions. "Search As Your Type" is one of the features of Google Commerce Search, that Big G ​​has decided to make available to those who work with e-commerce.
News Magazine: