The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 53 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we briefly cover several granted patents covering multitouch, Apple's Home Button and a few design patents related to Apple Watch and the iPhone. We wrap up this week's granted patent report with our traditional listing of the remaining granted patents that were issued to Apple today.
Highlighting Several of Apple's Granted Patents for 2/16/2016
Out of Apple's 53 newly granted patents issued today we're highlighting five as noted below:
One: Multi-Button Mouse
Two: Multipoint Touch Surface Controller
Three: Device Access via Voice Authentication
Four: Home Button Related (Self capturing and keyed mobile device button)
Five: In Cable Micro Input Devices
Apple Granted 7 Design Patents Today
Apple was granted seven design patents today covering the Apple Watch Leather Loop Band (D749,450); the iPhone 5 (D749,563); Band attachment; Audio Speaker System (Beats Pill); Housing Plate; iPhone 5C housing; and portion of display screen with animated GUI.
The Remaining Patents granted to Apple Today
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