Apple's Pinch-Zoom Patent Thrown Out

Patent was at heart of Samsung cases

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 20, 2012 10:08 AM CST

(Newser) – It turns out one of the key patents Apple was using in its case against Samsung might not be valid. In a preliminary ruling yesterday, the US Patent and Trademark Office rejected all 20 claims in Apple's "pinch-to-zoom" patent, saying that other patents...   Read full story »


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