Steve Jobs awarded 141 new patents since his death
After the late Apple co-founder's death several years ago, Steve Jobs didn't just leave a lasting legacy behind, but he continues to build this legacy posthumously. Since his passing, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Jobs an additional 141 patents, taking the total number to 458. Essentially, Jobs has collected a third of his patents after his passing.
As documented by the MIT Technology Review:
The first patent Jobs won was in 1983 for the Personal Computer. Among his newest patents awarded since his death is the glass cube design for Apple's Manhattan store.
Citing Florian Mueller, the publication noted that many of the patents that were awarded to Jobs are rooted in design:
Source: MIT Technology Review
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