Apple has registered three iPhone icons covering Voice Memos and the Compass in Maps and Compass in China under numbers 0902220.7M001 to 7M003 on March 5, 2010. The icons will be covered until October 2014.
Apple's Statement of Novelty
All three of Apple's media player icons were accompanied by this verbiage: The features of the design for which novelty is claimed are the pattern, ornament, shape and configuration of the article as shown in the representations. The broken lines are for the purpose of illustrating a portion of the article that forms no part of the claimed design.
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