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Daemon
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Re: We've passed Peak Apple....

said by sk1939:

One of the patents Apple sued on was design (afformentioned rectangle with rounded corners) as well as the use of a mutli-touch interface on a phone and others.

No, I think you're wrong. The list of the first 20 patents Apple asserted against HTC is here: »www.engadget.com/2010/03/02/appl···eakdown/

They later added 5 more in a separate complaint: »www.fosspatents.com/2011/07/appl···int.html

None of those are design related patents.
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sk1939
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said by Daemon:

said by sk1939:

One of the patents Apple sued on was design (afformentioned rectangle with rounded corners) as well as the use of a mutli-touch interface on a phone and others.

No, I think you're wrong. The list of the first 20 patents Apple asserted against HTC is here: »www.engadget.com/2010/03/02/appl···eakdown/

They later added 5 more in a separate complaint: »www.fosspatents.com/2011/07/appl···int.html

None of those are design related patents.

Design of the GUI rather than the device itself.

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said by sk1939:

Design of the GUI rather than the device itself.

you can call them 'Design of the GUI', but they are still utility patents, not design patents.
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sk1939
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said by Daemon:

said by sk1939:

Design of the GUI rather than the device itself.

you can call them 'Design of the GUI', but they are still utility patents, not design patents.

Fact of the matter is though that Apple has sued quite a few companies over some portion of the iPhone at some point in time.