The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 59 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Millimeter Wave Yagi Antennas that could be used in future 5G Ready iDevices and the ‘raise gesture’ for Apple Watch. Apple also won design patents for the iPhone battery and the back side cover module for iPhone 8. We wrap up this week’s granted patent report with our traditional listing of the remaining granted patents that were issued to Apple today.
Granted Patent: Apple Watch, Raise Gesture
Apple’s newly granted patent covers their invention relating to the Apple Watch’s “raise gesture detection.” Apple Watch limits the available operating power. To avoid wasting power, Apple Watch goes into sleep mode if the watch isn’t being used. The raise gesture by a user, as our cover graphic illustrates, will instantly turn on Apple Watch.
Apple’s granted patent 10,101,793 was filed in Q3 2015 and published today by the US Patent and Trademark Office. You could review Patently Apple’s original patent application report on this invention with more patent figures and details here.
Granted Patent: Millimeter Wave Yagi Antennas for 5G iDevices
Apple’s newly granted patent covers their invention relating to millimeter wave yagi antennas supporting iPhones with 5G connectivity.
To learn more about this granted patent you could review our original patent application report titled “Apple’s First U.S. Millimeter Wave Yagi Antenna Patent for Future iDevices Designed for 5G Networks Surfaces” to review more patent figures and details.
Apple’s granted patent 10,103,424 was originally filed in Q2 2016 and published today by the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Apple’s Key Design Patents Granted Today
The two key design patents granted to Apple today cover the back side cover module for iPhone 8 and an iPhone Battery as noted in the patent figures below.
The Remaining Patents granted to Apple Today
Patently Apple presents only a brief summary of granted patents with associated graphics for journalistic news purposes as each Granted Patent is revealed by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Readers are cautioned that the full text of any Granted Patent should be read in its entirety for full details.