Originally Posted by afv011
It's the typical attitude of companies that have become too big for their own good, "we own everything".
It's more the patent office I'm surprised at here, rather than either Microsoft or Apple.
I mean, I found the Microsoft instance by typing 'page turn patent' into Google, and the Microsoft one was referenced at the bottom of the first page of results. It took me seconds.
What do the people at the patent office actually do