Apple wins 15 Design Patents covering their 'MagSafe Charger,' Beats 'Flex-All-Day' earphones and a Series of iOS 14 GUIs with Widgets
Late yesterday the Hong Kong Patent Office granted Apple 15 design patents that are divided into three distinct groups. The first covers Apple's MagSafe charger, the second covers Beat's Flex-All-Day earphones and the third covers a series of 10 designs covering iOS 14 GUIs with Widgets.
Unlike "patent applications" that provide the public with an abstract, summary and details of an invention, design patents published around the world are limited to only providing the public with design patent figures. No additional specifics of the design are made available.
2 Design Patents for MagSafe Charger
Apple has been granted two design patents in Hong Kong for 'MagSafe Charger' that were filed under Locarno Classification 13-02 covering "Power Transformers, Batteries, Rectifiers."
3 Design Patents for 'Beats' Earphones
Apple has been granted three design patents in Hong Kong for 'Earphones' that represent 'Beat's Flex-All-Day' earphones. The design patents were all filed under Locarno Classification 14-01 covering "Equipment for reproduction of sound."
10 Design Patents for iOS 14 GUIs with Widgets
Apple has been granted a series of design patents in Hong Kong for iOS 14 Graphical User Interfaces with Widgets. Some are color, some are black and white and some are simple line art. The design patents were all filed under Locarno Classification 14-04 covering "Screen Displays and Icons."