apple-store.jpgIPNews® – The legal contest between smartphone developers Apple and Samsung continues, as the U.S. Patent and Trademark office ruled to throw out the major claims of one of Apple’s key patents.

This decision by the USPTO could dramatically alter the damages that Samsung is expected to pay Apple as a result of the jury decision last year in the case between the two companies.  The patent technology at issue is known as “pinch to zoom.”  To continue reading, click: Setback for Apple’s “Pinch to Zoom” Patent Claims against Samsung