Scuffs on iPad from smart cover

Does my warranty cover this? I know that Apple says it isn't responsible for damage from third party products but where does this fit in?

Does not.  Same as if you brought in an iPad that never had a cover on it but still had scuff marks -- accidental/abuse (technical terms).

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