Tokyo Court Rules Samsung Infringed on Apple's Bounce-Back Patent

Posted June 21, 2013 at 4:48pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 5453 views

A Tokyo court ruled today that Samsung has infringed on Apple's rubber-banding patent, reports Reuters.

Apple claimed that Samsung had copied the "bounce-back", in which icons on its smartphones and tablets quiver back when users scroll to the end of an electronic document. Samsung has already changed its interface on recent models to show a blue line at the end of documents.

Just a week ago the United States Patent and Trademark Office notified Apple that it will issue a reexamination certificate confirming four claims of its rubber-banding or overscroll bounce patent.

The Tokyo court is scheduled to release more details later today.

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Raleigh - June 22, 2013 at 12:34pm
what does this "rules" explain?
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