Oh dear, has there been quite a mix up! A patent on steering mechanics for a tank was falsely assigned to Apple (Yes, that Apple), fueling speculation that Apple was designing military vehicles. The company that actually owns the patent is BAE Systems, who apparently have a similar shortcut code in the computer system to Apple. Lesson: Proofread everything.

Source: https://techxplore.com/news/2016-08-patent-patter-tanks-apple-to-do.html