Apple granted 35 patents covering revolutionary MacBook concept, 3D trackpad, mystery icon, and more

“The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 35 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“In our summary report we specifically cover a revolutionary MacBook concept patent from Apple which also covers an advanced 3D trackpad for future CAD and/or gaming applications,” Purcher reports. “Apple was also granted three new design patents today covering a never before seen icon.”

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5 Comments

  1. Apple has had a few victories in the last month and they’ll win more and lose more. So it’s not all one sided.

    http://www.patentlyapple.com/patently-apple/2013/06/tokyo-ruling-finds-samsung-guilty-of-infringing-apples-bounce-back-patent.html

    http://www.patentlyapple.com/patently-apple/2013/06/the-us-patent-office-announces-that-key-apple-patent-against-samsung-is-valid-reversing-their-initial-decision.html

    And then there was the court denying “Mirror World” an appeal this week and a new attack by the government on Trolls that Tim Cook was asking for.

    http://www.patentlyapple.com/patently-apple/2013/06/the-war-against-patent-trolls-has-just-begun.html

    Besides the legal wrangling, it’s always nice to see that Apple’s R&D teams are still hard at work at designing new products and dreaming up new features of one kind or another. .

  2. Did you view the patent? It’s an iPad with a fold out keyboard! Conversely, it can also be an airbook powered iPad. No longer need two separate devices

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