Apple has been Granted an Additional 14 Design Patents for AirPods Pro with Flexible Silicon Tips and not
Yesterday Patently posted a report titled " Apple wins 12 Design Patents for AirPods Pro Cases and their 'Find My' App Icon is now a Registered Trademark." In part two, we present you with a new round of granted design patents issued to Apple on Friday that relates to AirPods Pro earphones with and without Flexible Silicon Tips. The design images exceed 70 in this group that shows every conceivable angle of AirPods Pro in both CAD images and four patents presenting photo images.
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.
Apple Wins 14 AirPods Pro Design Patents
With and without Flexible Silicon Tips
The Remaining 11 Design Patents List
Below are a series of thumbnail images pertaining to the remain 11 design patents in this series. Above are the overall key design patents. The ones below are patents that break down every design component that Apple legal wants to secure. For instance, design patent 2015714.5M011 emphasizes only the bottom stem and the touch area controlling sound etc. The rest of the AirPods Pro in that design patent simply presents an outline of the design.
Apple Files for 'Apps Clips' Trademark in UK
Lastly, this week Apple Legal filed for the trademark 'App Clips' in the UK. Below is a video of Craig Federighi explaining everything you need to know about App Clips that's coming to iOS 14.