In December 2014 the Apple Store in Istanbul Turkey, known as the 'Glass Lantern,' was awarded the Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence. Last year Apple was granted their first design patent for this Apple Store design and today they've received their second granted patent for an "Architectural Structure." Today, Apple was also granted a design patent for their store in Zhongjie Joy City, China.
Granted Design Patent: Architectural Structure (Apple Store Istanbul)
Patent Figures from Apple's First Granted Patent for the Istanbul Store in 2015
Apple's granted design patent D750,275 was originally filed in Q2 2015 and published today by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Apple's first design patent could be reviewed here.
Granted Design Patent: Building (Apple Store China)
Apple was granted a second design patent today for an Apple Store under the title "Building" representing their Apple Store in Zhongjie Joy City, China. Below is a photo of the finished store followed by Apple's key patent figure for the design.
Apple's granted design patent D750,274 was originally filed in Q4 2014 and published today by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Apple also received a granted design patent for this building's custom ceiling system back in August 2015.
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