I thought that the OP material came from Apple Insider (rumour mill) not the Patent Office which may explain the generalities shown, likely to be a lot more detailed in actual patent...
Originally Posted by grumpy3b
Do you guys really think the info shown in the design of the layers is good enough to get a patent approved? Meaning the middle layer specifies only e-paper which is pretty darned ambiguous since every type of e-paper layer will require a different technology work around to get it to function. That would mean a significantly different solution for each type and perhaps each brand of e-paper layer each of which could be patented.
Or do I misunderstand how patents really work these days? Not that I have more than a cursory understanding of how specific a patent needs to be.