“Apple has many flagship stores in high profile locations around the world such as New York, Beijing, London, Paris, Montreal, Chicago, Sydney and Zurich,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“Today, the US Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple a design patent for their flagship Shanghai Apple Store which opened its doors in September 2010,” Purcher reports. “One of the designers credited for this incredible architecture is the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs.”

Purcher reports, “The Inventors of the Shanghai Store include the late, great Steve Jobs, Senior Director, Retail Real Estate and Development Benjamin Fay, Peter Bohlin, David Andreini and Karl Backus of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson who created and designed many of Apple’s landmark stores, Robert Bridger, Apple’s ex-Senior Vice President of Retail Operations Ronald Johnston and James O’Callaghan.”

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