The European Trademark Office has published Apple’s latest trademark titled MacRuby under application 007069941. Apple has filed its trademark under International Classifications 9 (computer hardware/software), 16 (paper goods and printed matter) and 42 (computer programming) which are fully detailed below. Apple’s Priority filing was made by Wong and Leow LLC in Singapore on January 28, 2008 under T0800973G. The limited details of Apple’s trademark were found in Singapore and are displayed below as simple text juxtaposed to Apple’s known MacRuby logo. The trademark reflects MacRuby, a free software project by Apple Inc. This report also covers Apple’s US filings for the trademarks ‘App Store‘ and ‘Finder.’
Apple’s European filing was made by Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP of London. An Apple Tid Bit: Apple’s trademark database in Singapore shows us that Apple filed for the trademark iRecords back in March 2003 and then later abandoned it in May 2004.
Apple Files for App Store Trademark
Apple has filed for the “App Store” trademark under application 77525433. They filed it under International Classifications 35, 38 and 42 which are fully detailed below. Apple asserts a claim of priority based on Trinidad and Tobago application 39582 filed on 03/07/2008.
For more information on Apple’s newest software service, see the App Store.
Apple Files for Finder Trademark
Apple has filed for the trademark “Finder” under application 77523707. They filed it under International Classification 009 with the following description attached: Software for use in organizing, managing, viewing, browsing and accessing files, applications, disks, network connections, and devices. Apple’s original filings previously covered software for use in organizing, managing, viewing, browsing and accessing files and applications.
Apple notes Intellectual Property Counsel Lisa G. Widup as the Signatory on the App Store and Finder trademark applications.
International Classes: Apple’s latest trademark filling covers the following International Classification details:
International Class 009: (related to the MacRuby trademark) Computers, notebook computers, computer hardware, computer software, parts and fittings for all the aforesaid goods; computer operating system software; computer utility software; computer software for development of other computer software; computer peripherals; integrated circuits; electronic publications (downloadable); computer hardware and computer software for database management; computer hardware and software for compressing and decompressing digital media; computer programs; computer software and publications in electronic form (downloadable) supplied on-line from databases, from facilities provided on a global computer network or the Internet; interactive computer software; apparatus for searching electronic information from a global computer network or the Internet; magnetic and optical data carriers; data storage programs; servers; video-editing apparatus; audio-visual computer hardware and software; computer hardware and software for use in video editing; computer software for use in creating fonts and titles for film, video, and multimedia; digital video recorders; video cameras; multimedia computer software; computer software for interactive games; computer batteries; remote controls; disk drives; power cords; power converters; hard drives for computers; video cameras; speakers for computers; microprocessors; computer memory boards; keyboards; computer servers; computer terminals; printers; cellular telephones; electronic games adapted for use with television receivers; video game machines; set top boxes; video projectors; radios; microphones; headphones; earphones; tuners; automatic vending machines; fax machines; scanners; computer displays and monitors; touchscreens; computer mice; trackballs; trackpads; light pens; joysticks; game controllers; graphics tablets; digitizers; cables and connectors; flash memory drives; network interfaces; modems; cable modems; routers, bridges, gateways, and hubs; wireless routers, cards, and access points; telephones; personal digital assistants; video recorders; televisions; stereo receivers; video disc players; audio disc players; digital audio players and recorders; audio amplifiers; still cameras; digital cameras; semiconductors; integrated circuits; video game cartridges; magnetic discs, optical discs; instructional manuals in electronic form packaged in association with the above; parts and fittings for all the aforesaid goods.
International Class 016: (related to the MacRuby trademark) Printed materials and publications, user guides, instructional manuals, magazines, data sheets, white papers, newsletters, catalogs, pamphlets, periodicals and magazines concerning computers, computer software and computer peripherals.
International Class 035: (related to the App Store trademark) Retail store services featuring computer software provided via the internet and other computer and electronic communication networks; Retail store services featuring computer software for use on handheld mobile digital electronic devices and other consumer electronics.
International Class 038: (related to the App Store trademark) Telecommunication services; Electronic transmission of computer software and applications via the internet and other computer and electronic communication networks; Provision of connectivity services and access to electronic communications networks for transmission or reception of computer software and applications.
International Class 042: (related to the App Store trademark and differs from the verbiage in the MacRuby application, below) Maintenance, repair and updating of computer software and applications and of handheld mobile digital electronic devices and other consumer electronics; providing information concerning computer software and web-based applications via the internet and other computer and electronic communication networks; Providing consulting services and technical troubleshooting support for computer software and applications and for handheld mobile digital electronic devices and other consumer electronics; Providing search engines for obtaining data via communications networks; Providing temporary use of computer software and online facilities to enable users to access and download computer software and applications; Internet services, namely, creating indexes of information, sites and other resources available on global computer networks for others; Searching, browsing and retrieving information, sites, and other resources available on global computer networks and other communication networks for others.
International Class 042: (related to the MacRuby trademark) Computer programming for others; designing and implementing web sites for others; computer project management services; design of computers for others; software design, development, and programming for others; research in the field of computer software for others; consulting services relating to software; consulting services relating to hardware; maintenance, installation and repair of computer software; updating of computer software; technical support, maintenance, and consulting services pertaining to computer software; computer aided diagnostic testing services; consulting services in the field of selection, implementation and use of computer hardware and software systems for others; computer data recovery; rental of computer hardware and software apparatus and equipment; multimedia and audio-visual software consulting services; computer programming; support and consultation services for developing computer systems, databases and applications; graphic design for the compilation of web pages on the Internet; information relating to computer hardware or software provided on-line from a global computer network or the Internet; creating and maintaining web-sites; design and development of web-sites featuring multimedia materials; hosting the web-sites of others; information, advisory and consultancy services relating to all the aforesaid.
NOTICE: MacNN presents only a brief summary of patents and/or trademarks with associated graphic(s) for journalistic news purposes as each such patent application and/or grant is revealed by the U.S. Patent & Trade Office. Readers are cautioned that the full text of any patent and/or trademark applications and/or grants should be read in its entirety for further details.
Written and researched by Neo.
Note: The European trademark office referred to in this report is officially known as the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market .
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