Like many others, I owe a lot to Steve Jobs. Some of the designs and intellectual property management strategies he pioneered at Apple were, and remain, the subject of my research and teaching. His work, along with that of the many talented people at Apple, continue to inspire me.
The New York Times has a nice interactive feature that allows you to view the many patents Steve Job helped usher in during his tenure at Apple. It provides a glimpse into the unique role Jobs had within Apple as a pioneering innovator and strategist.