“Apple has some new ammunition with which to fight the rampant piracy of its products that is an ongoing problem in China,” Darrell Etherington reports for GigaOM.
“It was granted 40 patents in China, according to a new report Wednesday,” Etherington reports. “The patents mostly cover aspects of its mobile phones, but they apply to 37 of Apple’s products in total, including the iPad and MacBook Air, and also to the architecture of its Shanghai stores.”
Etherington reports, “The new patents will help Apple better defend its interests in China, where knock-off versions of its products [and retail stores] are extremely popular.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]