Google applied for a patent, rejected by USPTO, allegedly based on research shared with its ATAP group during a visit from an MIT doctoral student (Thomas Claburn/The Register)

Thomas Claburn / The Register:
Google applied for a patent, rejected by USPTO, allegedly based on research shared with its ATAP group during a visit from an MIT doctoral student  —  Googlers sought patent on tech described during job chat  —  Jie Qi, cofounder of edu-tech electronics biz Chibitronics …



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