Apple gets design patent for rectangle with rounded corners

Discussion in 'Politics & Ethics of Technology' started by Kaotik, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. Kaotik

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    Looking fowarard for their incoming "white color" patent.
     
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    "Design patents" are completely different from utility patents.
     
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    Worth quoting. :)

    It's not a "patent" it's (in UK parlance) a registered design.
     
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    But still something others can't "copy" as far as I know? And when that thing others can't copy is nothing but rectangle with rounded corners, it'll damn hard to make phones or tablets
     
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