25956444 story Apple's New Patent Weapon — Location Services 323 Posted by Soulskill on Thursday November 17, 2011 @09:52AM from the uspto-is-the-best-comedy-club dept. DaveyJJ writes "Once again, it seems Apple is about to take intellectual property claims to a new level. Apple has been reissued a patent they acquired from Xerox that pretty much wraps up what we know as 'location services' as their own. In the overview, the patent says the system involved will display information specific to the location the device is in. The language used in the patent is broad and powerful. I guess now we wait and see whom Apple will use this against?"