The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 12 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today which represents one of the slowest granted patent days in recent years. In this report we cover a single invention relating to strengthening iDevice cover glass. This new process is behind the new Apple Watch and has been branded as Ion-X Glass. Apple was also granted two design patents today. As usual, we wrap up this week's granted patent report with our traditional listing of the remaining granted patents that were issued to Apple today.