Apple was granted two design patents today relating to Animoji characters in Hong Kong Today. Last year Apple introduced a Giraffe and Shark to their list of characters and today they've been granted design patents.
One of the Hong Kong Granted Patent Design forms
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Apple filed their design patent under Locarno Classification 14 – 04 which covers "Screen Displays and Icons." Apple's design patents cover a period up to July 31, 2024.