As part of Apple's lawsuit against Samsung we learned that Apple had entered evidence in their complaint involving patent 7,812,828 along with trademarked designs of the iPhone and a series of icons. Clearly design patents carry weight with the courts in respect to protecting Apple's look and feel of a product. Today, Patently Apple has learned that Apple has gained registered status for their iPod Touch and iPod nano designs in China.
Apple Gains iPod Touch with Duo Cameras Design Win in China
China's Register of Designs In-Part for Apple's iPod Touch and Nano
Apple Gains iPod Nano Design Win in China
Icons Presented as Evidence in the Apple vs. Samsung Case
It should also be noted that China recently approved eleven additional iPod Nano design patents.
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