“The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 17 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

This report “focuses on six industrial design wins for Apple, with two of them crediting the late Steve Jobs,” Purcher reports. “If you’ve had the chance to read the Steve Jobs Biography by Walter Isaacson, then you know how insanely passionate Steve Jobs was about all-things-design – be it the original Mac, the finish on the NeXT cube, the verbiage in the Think Different Campaign or the layout of the Apple Store.”

“Somehow that put a smile on my face this morning,” Purcher writes. “Maybe it will for you too.”

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