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Apple: Samsung ripped off our phone patent! USPTO: What patent?

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Re: Taketh away

"Trade dress" makes more sense; it implies the look or visual recognition of the item. That said something as bland as a rectangle with rounded corners, IMHO, should not be allowed as "trade dress". Producing products with a decidedly minimalist bent can not automatically grant the producer trade dress rights on all minimalist designs. There has to be something unique about it, like the huge Apple logo on the back.

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