Do you really believe that? Would Apple have spent the huge amount of money they did to invent the iPhone knowing its IP could be freely ripped off? Would the consumer be better off if the iPhone had never been invented?
"...while 2011 MacBook Pro notebooks and other Thunderbolt-based Macs with discrete graphics can support two of the displays."
Only the 15" and 17" models support two displays. The 13" MacBook Pro supports a single display.