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    Default Apple granted page turning animation patent.

    http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/16/tech/i...l?c=innovation

    Google should be ok with their book app. Animation is different than shown in the Apple patent.
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    What about the Barnes and Noble Android app?

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    I'm sorry but getting a patent for a motion, animation, etc. is just an abuse of the patent system and shame on our patent system for letting it happen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zapfrog View Post
    I'm sorry but getting a patent for a motion, animation, etc. is just an abuse of the patent system and shame on our patent system for letting it happen.
    It's not abuse, if you can patent something like that it means the system is broken... because you can simply do that, or else that patent contains method how to achieve such anumation
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    Quote Originally Posted by zapfrog View Post
    I'm sorry but getting a patent for a motion, animation, etc. is just an abuse of the patent system and shame on our patent system for letting it happen.
    And Apple patenting black phones with rounded corners a little while ago isn't? Apple has been abusing the obviously-broken patent system for months now.
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    Anyone know what it means for the barnes and noble nook app for android? I really dont want to see the page turn animations get taken out of the app.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slender Troll View Post
    Anyone know what it means for the barnes and noble nook app for android? I really dont want to see the page turn animations get taken out of the app.

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    Shouldn't mean anything, they had the animation before the patent was allowed. Apple can suck a lemon if they think if they can just force them to get rid of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xlDeMoNiClx View Post
    Shouldn't mean anything, they had the animation before the patent was allowed. Apple can suck a lemon if they think if they can just force them to get rid of it.

    This is from me, on my EVO 3D.
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    How the *(&*%$ does Apple keep getting design patents for things that already exist and have existed way before they even filed the patent?
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    This isn't as significant as a lot of people are making it out to be, I don't think. The patent at a glance appears to be pretty broad, but the patent (as ridiculous as it is) narrowly defines Apple's current page turning animation, which is slightly different from what Google, B&N and Amazon use.

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    Umm shouldn't that motion be industry standard. I swear apple can get a patent for anything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gollum18 View Post
    Umm shouldn't that motion be industry standard. I swear apple can get a patent for anything.

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    You have to remember though, to Apple "industry standard" means their standard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadowriver View Post
    It's not abuse, if you can patent something like that it means the system is broken... because you can simply do that, or else that patent contains method how to achieve such anumation
    Just because the system is broken, it doesn't mean these ridiculous patents aren't an abuse of the system.
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