Apple Gets A Design Patent For Original 2007 iPhone



It’s one of the most iconic products of all time, and now, Apple holds a design patent for the original 2007 iPhone, with the US Patent and Trademark Office granting Cupertino a design patent for the smartphone that started it all.

The invenotors of the design are credited as Steve Jobs, Jonathan Ive, Bartley Andre, Daniel Coster, Daniele De Iuliis, Richard Howarth, Duncan Kerr, Shin Nishibori, Matthew Rohrbach, Douglas Satzger, Calvin Seid, Christopher Stringer, Eugene Whang, and Rico Zorkendorfer.

Source: USPTO
Via: Patently Apple

  • SuperJunior

    Another patent on rounded rectangles?
    Hopefully this will get invalidated too.