Less than Twenty-four hours after Steve Jobs introduced the world’s thinnest notebook, the European Trademark Office had officially published Apple’s trademark application 006577803 for 'MacBook Air.' The European filing was made by Field Fisher Waterhouse LLPs of London, England, and is listed as the priority filing. Apple has officially listed the trademark under International Classes 9, 16, 37 and 42 which are fully described below. Apple’s January 15 US filing is noted as only covering International Class 9. Additionally, the USPTO lists Apple’s filing for Time Capsule on January 14, 2008 under the sole International Classification 9.
The following International classifications and exacting verbiage were obtained from Apple’s trademark application, as follows:
International Class 9: Computers; notebook computers; computer hardware; computer software; computer operating system software; computer utility software; computer peripherals; computer batteries; remote controls; disk drives; power cords; power converters; video cameras; speakers for computers; microprocessors; computer memory boards; keyboards; computer docking stations; computer displays and monitors; touchscreens; computer mice; trackballs; trackpads; cables and connectors; flash memory drives; modems; personal digital assistants; video disc players; audio disc players; still cameras; digital cameras; semiconductors; integrated circuits; instructional manuals in electronic form packaged with the above.
International Class 16: Printed materials and publications, user guides, instructional manuals, magazines, data sheets, newsletters, catalogs, pamphlets, and periodicals concerning computers, computer software, computer peripherals, and consumer electronic devices.
International Class 37: Installation, maintenance, and repair of computers, computer hardware, computer peripherals and consumer electronic devices; consultancy services in relation to installation, maintenance and repair of computers, computer hardware, computer peripherals and consumer electronic devices.
International Class 42: Computer programming for others; designing and implementing web sites for others; computer project management services; design of computers for others; design of new products for others; software design, development, and programming for others; research in the field of computer software for others; consulting services relating to software; providing access to digital images via the Internet; maintenance, installation and repair of computer software; updating of computer software; technical support, maintenance, and consulting services pertaining to computer software and consumer electronics; computer diagnostic services; consulting services in the field of selection, implementation and use of computer hardware and software systems for others; computer data recovery.
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Note: The European trademark office referred to in this report is officially known as the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market.