Last week, Apple reportedly has get a patent from the United States Patents and Trademarks Office which numbered D670, 713, a patent that protects the UI display a screen or some portion of the screen with animated graphics. Yes, Apple has a patent for reversing pages digitally befits such a book actually reverses.
Through Apple's sketch provided to the USPTO we can see how an overview of the patent, unfortunately,it's not explained how the use of the patent on the device. Possibility of this patent will only protect the style / way befits the opening pages open a book as used by Apple in their current devices.
via Redmond pie, the new york times,