Source: FOSS Patents
quote: Anyhow, here's a very interesting tidbit about that patent, and shows that maybe the patent system isn't that broken as I thought: "The application by Apple that eventually became patent 8,086,604
quote: Can you please provide me the address of Rotten Apples screen-manufacturing plant ? How about their CPU-manufacturing plant ??
quote: Apple lovers never rationalize. To them, if they love something, that something never did anything wrong - no matter what actually belongs to that something. They only see any and all non-loving comment as hate
quote: In 1999, for instance, two men received a patent for a crustless, sealed peanut butter and jelly sandwich. (The J. M. Smucker company acquired the patent and used it to sue other food makers. In 2007, after press scrutiny, federal officials canceled the patent.)
quote: Nice to see how you apple-bots vote me down .
quote: Awarded in 2009, Apple's lawyers had affectionately referred to it as "the Steve Jobs patent" and argued it was a key pillar of Apple's argument that the USPTO had granted it exclusive rights to produce modern smartphones.