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Keith over at Northlight has spotted a lot of sensor and autofocus patents that have made their way through the United States Patent Office.
There are patents related to autofocus, auto autofocus calibration (we had heard about “intelligent AF” in the past), on sensor A/D as well as more stacked “foveon style” sensor patents.
Keith gives a full breakdown of the patents here.