'Rubber Banding' patent

Apple has just informed Judge Lucy Koh... of a major breakthrough: the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has notified Apple of its intent to issue a reexamination certificate confirming four claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,469,381, the famous rubber-banding patent

The 'Rubber Banding' patent continues to hog the limelight, wouldn't you say it deserves this attention, after all it was one of the most famous demos on stage by Steve Jobs, that drew loud gasps and applause in the audience during the 2007 iPhone introduction. But anyway looks like the patent dispute between Apple and Samsung is not anywhere close to being solved or settled, even as per the Samsung CEO, this week. 

Patent disputes against Apple will continue
— CEO, Samsung