The patent, granted Tuesday by the US Patent and Trademark Office, describes an electronic device with a display and cover that are flexible or bendable. “Foldable phones and 5G represent the next generation of smartphones in the coming years,” said Daniel Ives, an analyst at Wedbush Securities. But don’t get too far ahead of yourself, companies often patent ideas that are never actually created. “They’re well behind Samsung when it comes to foldable phones,” he said. “But one advantage is that Samsung’s Galaxy Fold has had technical issues as well as expensive pricing.” Counter Displays, Pallet Displays, Retail Signage, Endcap Displays – YJ Display,