Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Apple awarded key iPhone multitouch patent | Apple - CNET News

It’ll be interesting to see when and by whom this gets challenged; see the full post for more details and a link to the patent

Apple has been awarded a patent that appears to cover much of the iPhone's multitouch user interface.

World of Apple (via MacRumors) spotted the patent, which was awarded last Tuesday to several Apple executives, including Steve Jobs, iPhone software chief Scott Forstall, and Wayne Westerman, one of the founders of a company called Fingerworks that Apple acquired in 2005.

Apple awarded key iPhone multitouch patent | Apple - CNET News

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