Touchscreen Patent Approved for Apple

iPad 2
iPad 2
iPad 2

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has finally given Apple a patent for what essentially equates to a portable device that utilizes a touchscreen for input. Apple applied for the patent in 2007 and is notorious for getting in legal battles with other tech companies over patent violations. Will having this rather vague touchscreen patent open the doors to even more lawsuits? Read the full article at

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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