Apple Inc.
APPLE INC (Form: 3, Received: 04/25/2012 06:11:22)
FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Browett John

2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
4/20/2012 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

APPLE INC [AAPL]

(Last)        (First)        (Middle)

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4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                            _____ 10% Owner
___ X ___ Officer (give title below)          _____ Other (specify below)
Senior Vice President /

(Street)

CUPERTINO, CA 95014       

(City)              (State)              (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person


Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
No securities are beneficially owned.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Browett John
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CUPERTINO, CA 95014


Senior Vice President

Signatures
/s/ Gene Levoff, Attorney-in-fact for John J. Browett 4/24/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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Exhibit 24

POWER OF ATTORNEY

        Know all by these presents that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints D. Bruce Sewell
and Gene D. Levoff, and each of them, signing singly, his or her true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

        (1)        execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity as a director
or officer of Apple Inc. ("Apple"), any Forms 3, 4 and 5 or any amendments thereto, in accordance with
Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), and the rules
thereunder;
        (2)        do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be
necessary or desirable to complete the execution of any such Forms 3, 4 or 5 and any amendments thereto
and the timely filing of such form with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any
stock exchange or similar authority; and
        (3)        take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in
the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the
undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the
undersigned, pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and
conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in his or her discretion.

        The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and
perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of
any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as such attorney-in-fact
might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and
confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or his or her substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to
be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned
acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the
undersigned, are not assuming, nor is Apple assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities to comply
with Section 16 of the Exchange Act.

        This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer
required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities
issued by Apple, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing
attorneys-in-fact.

        The undersigned understands and acknowledges that the Securities and Exchange Commission
requires any electronic requests for a Form ID and/or Passphrase be authenticated. The undersigned hereby
confirms the authenticity of any such electronic request submitted for a Form ID and/or Passphrase, or any
update thereto, by any of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact on or after the date hereof.

        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as
of this 23rd day of April, 2012.


/s/ John Browett Senior Vice President