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Trademark filed for Leopard System Preferences logo

updated 04:00 pm EDT, Thu August 7, 2008

Leopard system prefs logo

Apple has applied for a trademark for its System Preferences logo, according to new filings. The US Patent and Trademark Office published Apple's trademark filing #77535337 on August 6. The filing is a TEAS Plus application under Class 009 (computer Software for managing user system settings and preferences). The logo being trademarked is presented below, both in its simplified visual representation and its actual sample forms. The image is used in all recent versions of the Dock in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.

by MacNN Staff




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  1. Horsepoo!!!

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Stupid patents are stupid


  1. jpellino

    Joined: Dec 1969


    which is why...

    ..they did not get a patent, they got a trademark.

  1. bigpoppa206

    Joined: Dec 1969


    I just love the


  1. bobolicious

    Joined: Dec 1969


    entrepreneurial law...

    ...lubricates the shadow economy... No wonder we are in trouble... :-)

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