On September 18, the US Patent & Trademark Office published four of Apple's latest trademark applications pertaining to their iPod Classic, iPod touch, iTunes and MainStage which was first posted in Hong Kong and reported by Jack Purcher yesterday. Apple's iTunes trademark application expands to now cover Telecommunication Services and Search Engines which relate and extends to Apple's iPhone as well.
Apple's iPod Classic
Apple has filed for the 'Pod touch' trademark with the US Patent & Trademark Office under application 77277704. It's duly noted in the application that Apple claims Priority based on a Foreign Filling made on June 21, 2007 in the Netherlands under application 700284. Apple filed the trademark under International Class 009 as noted below.
International Class 009: Portable and handheld digital electronic devices for recording, organizing, transmitting, manipulating, and reviewing text, data, audio and video files; computer software for use in organizing, transmitting, manipulating, and reviewing text, data, audio and video files on portable and handheld digital electronic devices.
Apple's iPod Touch
Apple has filed for the 'iTunes' trademark with the US Patent & Trademark Office under application 77277633. Apple now expands their international classification that was earlier noted in their May 2006 trademark application 78874759 as being class 35. Apple now adds International Classes 038, 041 and 042 as noted in full below.
International Class 038: Telecommunication access services; communication by computer; provision of telecommunications connections to computer databases and the Internet; transmission of data and of information by electronic means; broadcasting or transmission of radio and television programs; audio broadcasting of spoken word, music, concerts, and radio programs; broadcasting pre-recorded videos featuring music, television programs, motion pictures, news, sports, games, cultural events, and entertainment-related programs via computer and other communications networks; web casting services; electronic transmission of streamed and downloadable audio and video files via computer and other communications networks; electronic transmission of movies, music and video information via an internet-based database; providing on-line chat rooms, bulletin boards and community forums for the transmission of messages among computer users concerning entertainment, music, concerts, videos, motion pictures, radio, television, news, sports, games and cultural events; provision of connectivity services and access to electronic communications networks, for transmission or reception of audio, video, movies and/or multimedia content; communication services namely, matching users for the transfer of music, video and audio recordings via communication networks provision of information; delivery of messages by electronic transmission.
International Class 041: Entertainment services, namely, providing a website and database featuring music, videos, television programs, motion pictures, news, sports, games, cultural events, and entertainment-related programs; arranging and conducting of exhibitions, workshops, seminars and video conferences; educational services in the nature of classes and training services offered over computer networks in the fields of K-12 education, university-level subjects, topics of general interest, and computer hardware and software applications; providing electronic publications for browsing and downloading over computer networks, namely books, pamphlets, brochures, newsletters, journals, and magazines, on the subjects of education, entertainment, computer hardware and software applications, and a wide range of topics of general interest.
International Class 042: Providing search engines for obtaining data via communications networks; providing temporary use of on-line non-downloadable software to enable users to program audio, video, movies, text and other multimedia content; 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; providing on-line facilities, via a global computer network, to enable users to program audio, video, movies, text and other multimedia content.
For the Record
For the record, Apple's US application for MainStage was filed under application number 77277801. In addition, Apple notes Intellectual Property Counsel Lisa G. Widup as the Signatory on today's current lot of trademark applications.