Patently Apple is reporting that Apple has just been granted industrial design patents for the iPhone 4, iPad and the iPhone UI, and both Steve Jobs and Jonathan Ive are named on the patents for the iPhone 4.
Apple credits CEO Steve Jobs, VP Industrial Design Jonathan Ive and team members Jody Akana, Bartley Andre, Jeremy Bataillou, Daniel Coster, Daniele De Iuliis, Evans Hankey, Richard Howarth, Jonathan Ive, Duncan Kerr, Shin Nishibori, Matthew Dean Rohrbach, Peter Russell-Clarke, Douglas Satzger, Christopher Stringer, Eugene Whang and Rico Zorkendorfer as the inventors of Granted Patent D627,778, originally filed on April 19, 2010 or approximately two months prior to iPhone 4′s launch.
You can see more details of the patents awarded over at Patently Apple.
via Mac Stories
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