Apple’s redesigned 2009 iPod shuffle has been granted registered status in Europe under a series of eight design numbers starting with 001108526-001. On the same day, Apple’s iPod Shuffle is also shown to be a registered design in several other global databases including those in Singapore and China. The expiry dates range from 2014 in Europe and China to 2024 in Singapore. The design win for the iPod Shuffle has been credited to Apple’s Bartley K. Andre, Daniel J. Coster, Daniele De Iuliis, Evans Hankey, Richard P. Howarth, Jonathan P. Ive, Steve Jobs, Duncan Robert Kerr, Shin Nishibori, Matthew Dean Rohrbach, Peter Russell-Clarke, Douglas B. Satzger, Christopher J. Stringer, Eugene Antony Whang and Rico Zorkendorfer. Apple’s redesigned iPod Shuffle was introduced on March 11, 2009.
Jack Purcher, MacNN Senior Patent Editor
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