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Apple will soon be able to read our veins

At Dawn Ellmore Employment, we are always reviewing the latest Intellectual Property (IP) news. In this blog we’re examining the most recent patent granted to Apple. The patent was originally filed in 2015 and could lead to massive changes and… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore on the dispute that never ends: Samsung V Apple

In an increasingly uncertain world it seems one thing that can be relied on is Apple and Samsung arguing over who owns the design patent of round edged smartphones (among other things). After it all seemed to have been settled… Continue Reading →

Apple Patents Technology to Dial 999 in an Emergency via Fingerprint

Although 999 is a short and easy emergency telephone number for anyone to remember, no matter their age, it is not always possible for an individual to dial the number safely without putting themselves in danger if they are with… Continue Reading →

Apple Pay Allegedly In Violation of Financial Transaction Authentication Patents

Apple Pay is a mobile payment and digital wallet service by Apple Inc. that lets users make payments using an iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad or Mac.  Apple Pay was launched by Apple in September 2014 in partnership with Visa, MasterCard… Continue Reading →

Apple’s Latest Patent to Repel Water From iPhones

Apple recently had a patent published concerning the use of a hydrophilic coating on the speaker grille and inner side of Apple iPhones to repel water from the inside of iPhones.  The inner side hydrophilic coating would serve to speed… Continue Reading →

High Court Ruled Apple’s IWATCH Trade Mark Invalid

The trade mark application for IWATCH was submitted by a third party and assigned to Apple in 2015.  Apple’s IWATCH trade mark was found to be invalid after the High Court’s verdict (initiated via an appeal by Apple) agreed with… Continue Reading →

Could the Next iPhone Contain Apple’s Patent for Smart Facial Detection?

Apple was recently awarded US patent No. 9,589,177 (filed in 2015) covering detection of human faces in digital video using depth map information.  Face detection is an integral first step in bio-recognition technologies.  You can read more about Apple’s latest… Continue Reading →

Google Now Top of World’s Most Valuable Brands List

Brand Finance’s Global 500 latest index which identifies and ranks the world’s most valuable brands was recently released.  The top 20 brands reveal strong dominance of technology brands and underline the importance of trade mark maintenance and protection as they… Continue Reading →

Foldable iPhone Patent Granted to Apple

Apple was recently granted a patent for a foldable flexible touch screen smartphone. The latest released sketch is displayed above.  This new bendable design could see a return to the flip-phones of the past. Whist noone knows if this patent… Continue Reading →

Apple Patents Technology to Locate Lost iPhone Even When Switched Off

Apple recently filed a new patent for technology making it easier for users to find their iPhone even when it has been switched off.  The patent description is for an ‘apparatus and method for determining a wireless device’s location after… Continue Reading →

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