Apple pays $20m to ‘use Swiss clock design’

The company agreed in October to pay the lump sum amount so it could continue using SBB’s Swiss-designed station clock face on its iPads and iPhones, the Tages-Anzeiger.

Apple strikes deal with Swiss clock design for iPhone 5, iPads

The Swiss firm, SBB, holds the trademark for a 1944 clock design by Zurich-born engineer Hans Hilfiker.