Look! I just patented a rectangle with round corners!

November 28, 2012

 

Look!  I just patented a rectangle with round corners!

 

Patent 573907

  I've always wanted a patent!   Had I known that all I had to do was patent a SHAPE, I would have done it years ago. If you haven't already heard, Apple just received a patent for a portable display device with rounded corners.   That means any smart phone, tablet pc or e-reader that is rectangular with rounded corners just violated patent law.   And could be SUED by Apple. I just read a funny and spot on commentary about the new Apple patent over at XDA Developers that you need to check out.

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