Apple Patents The Rectangle: IP Going A Bit Too Far?

Well, it’s Friday so we feel at a little more liberty than usual to go off piste with our news coverage. And it’s not too far off piste when it relates to the pet subject of medical professional people: Technology.

Anyway, for those of you who are interested in intellectual property, that’s patents to you and me, here’s a hilarious example of what can be achieved against the instincts of all sensible, reasonable folk.

Technology news observer, The Register, has pointed out that Apple has claimed a patent on the rectangle.

That kind of speaks for itself, so you can read the full article here and see if it leaves you any less gobsmacked.


Source: The Register

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