2 of 10Image
Apple has been granted what appears to be a very broad design patent covering the distinctive look of the MacBook Air.
Design patent D661,296 was issued on Tuesday and it covers not the minutia of the design -- such as hinges, ports, feet and so on -- but the overall wedge and teardrop shape of the portable.
This image shows the top, front perspective.
This image shows the bottom, rear perspective.
This image shows the front, rear, left and right side view.