On June 13, 2008, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark titled 'Snow Leopard' under application 77494086. Apple filed their trademark in the U.S. under International Class 009 covering computer software and computer operating system software. Apple's London filing under application 006974752 added International Classifications 16, 38 and 42 which are fully outlined below. Apple asserts a claim of priority based on Trinidad and Tobago application number 39830 and claims ownership of U.S. Registration Number 3386175.
According to Apple's Snow Leopard webpage, Mac OS X Snow Leopard will include out-of-the-box support for Microsoft Exchange 2007, introduce a new set of technologies bringing unrivaled support for multicore systems to Mac OS X called "Grand Central", extend 64-bit technology to support breakthrough amounts of RAM and introduce QuickTime X, a streamlined, next-generation platform that advances modern media and Internet standards. Snow Leopard is likely to be in retail stores by fall 2009.
In a secondary filing in London, Apple filed for Macintosh under application 006984314. The application lists coverage under International Classifications 9, 35 and 37 – which are outlined below. It should be noted that the specifics listed under International Classification 009 for Macintosh below, differ significantly from those listed for Snow Leopard.
International Classes: Apple's latest trademark fillings cover the following International Classification details in full:
International Class 009: (Specific to Snow Leopard) Computers; notebook computers; handheld computers; computer hardware; computer software; computer operating system software; mobile phone software; computer and mobile phone software for electronic mail, image viewing, instant messaging, calendaring, web browsing, contact list management, games, data synchronization, text editing, and data backup; computer utility software; computer software for development of other computer software; computer peripherals; computer batteries; remote controls; disk drives; power cords; power converters; hard drives; video cameras; speakers; microprocessors; computer memory boards; keyboards; computer servers; computer docking stations; computer terminals; printers; cellular telephones; cellular telephone peripherals; electronic games; 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 network 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; cameras; semiconductors; integrated circuits; video game cartridges; magnetic discs, optical discs; instructional manuals in electronic form packaged in association with the above.
International Class 009: (specific to Macintosh) scientific, nautical, surveying, photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signaling, checking (supervision), life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; apparatus and instruments for conducting, switching, transforming, accumulating, regulating or controlling electricity; apparatus for recording, transmission and/or reproduction of sounds, images or other data; magnetic data carriers, recording discs; apparatus, instruments and materials for transmitting and/or receiving and/or recording sound and/or images; downloadable audio and video recordings featuring music, comedy, drama, action, adventure and/or animation; automatic vending machines and mechanisms for coin operated apparatus; cash registers; calculating machines, data processing equipment; fire-extinguishing apparatus; computers, computer terminals, computer peripherals; computer hardware; computer networks; facsimile machines, answering machines, telephone-based information retrieval software and hardware; adapters, adapter cards, connectors and drivers; blank computer storage media; fonts, typefaces, type designs and symbols in the form of recorded data; chips, discs and tapes bearing or for recording computer programs and software; random access memory, read only memory; solid state memory apparatus; electronic communication equipment, apparatus and instruments; telecommunications equipment, apparatus and instruments; computer and electronic games; computer equipment for use with any of the aforesaid goods; computer software and computer hardware apparatus with multimedia and interactive functions; magnetic data carriers; microprocessors, memory boards, monitors, displays, keyboards, cables, modems, printers, videophones, disk drives; central processing units; circuit boards; integrated circuits; magnetic, optical, and electronic data storage materials and devices; computer memory devices; blank computer storage media; solid-state data storage devices; user manuals in electronically readable, machine readable or computer readable form for use with, and sold as a unit with, all the aforementioned goods; apparatus for data storage; hard drives; miniature hard disk drive storage units; pre-recorded vinyl records, audio tapes, audio-video tapes, audio video cassettes, audio video discs; audio tapes (all being sold together with booklets); sound, video and data recordings; CD-ROMs; digital versatile discs; mouse pads; batteries; rechargeable batteries; chargers; chargers for electric batteries; headphones; stereo headphones; in-ear headphones; stereo speakers; audio speakers; audio speakers for home; monitor speakers; speakers for computers; personal stereo speaker apparatus; radio receivers, amplifiers, sound recording and reproducing apparatus, electric phonographs, record players, high fidelity stereo apparatus, tape recorders and reproducing apparatus, loudspeakers, multiple speaker units, microphones; digital audio and video players with multimedia and interactive functions; accessories, parts, fittings, and testing apparatus for all the aforementioned goods; digital audio and video devices; audio cassette recorders and players, video cassette recorders and players, compact disc players, digital versatile disc recorders and players, digital audio tape recorders and players; radios; audio, video, and digital mixers; radio transmitters; car audio apparatus; global positing systems; navigation apparatus for vehicles (on board computers); cameras; video cameras; bags and cases adapted or shaped to contain cameras and/or video cameras; telephones; cordless telephones; mobile telephones; parts and accessories for mobile telephones; mobile telephone covers; mobile telephone cases; mobile telephone cases made of leather or imitations of leather; mobile telephone covers made of cloth or textile materials; portable digital electronic devices and software related thereto; handheld digital electronic devices and software related thereto; digital music and/or video players; hand held computers, personal digital assistants, electronic organizers, electronic notepads; bags and cases adapted or shaped to contain digital music and/or video players, hand held computers, personal digital assistants, electronic organizers and electronic notepads; holders, straps, armbands, lanyards and clips for portable and handheld digital electronic devices for recording, organizing, transmitting, manipulating, and reviewing text, data, audio, image and video files; computer software; computer programs; pre-recorded computer programs for personal information management, database management software, character recognition software, telephony management software, electronic mail and messaging software, paging software, mobile telephone software; database synchronization software, computer programs for accessing, browsing and searching online databases, computer software and firmware for operating system programs, data synchronization programs, and application development tool programs for personal and handheld computers; electronic handheld devices for the wireless receipt, storage and/or transmission of data and messages, and electronic devices that enable the user to keep track of or manage personal information; software for the redirection of messages, Internet e-mail, and/or other data to one or more electronic handheld devices from a data store on or associated with a personal computer or a server; software for the synchronization of data between a remote station or device and a fixed or remote station or device; sound effect apparatus and instruments (computer software); electronic tone generators (computer software); computer desktop utility software; screen saver software; software for detecting, eradicating and preventing computer viruses; software for data encryption; software for analyzing and recovering data; software for computer system backup, data processing, data storage, file management and database management; software for telecommunication and communication via local or global communications networks, including the Internet, intranets, extranets, television, mobile communication, cellular and satellite networks; software for creating and delivering electronic greeting cards, messages and electronic mail; software for web design, creation, publishing and hosting; software for access to communications networks including the Internet; instructional material relating to the foregoing; parts and fittings for all the aforesaid goods.
International Class 016: (Snow Leopard) Printed materials and publications, user guides, instructional manuals, magazines, data sheets, white papers, newsletters, catalogs, pamphlets, periodicals and magazines concerning computers, computer software, computer peripherals, and consumer electronic devices.
International Class 035: (Macintosh) Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions; advertising and marketing services; promotion services; market surveys; analysis of advertising response and market research; arranging and conducting of commercial trade and business exhibitions, trade shows and trade fairs; arranging and conducting expositions; exhibitions; business seminars and business conferences in the field of computer software, computer peripherals, portable and/or handheld electronic devices, online services, high technology, communications, information technology, information services, music entertainment and publishing; arranging and conducting of fairs and exhibitions for business and advertising purposes; conducting of online trade show exhibitions in the fields of computers, computer software, computer peripherals, portable and/or handheld electronic devices, online services, high technology, communications, information technology, information services, music entertainment and publishing; retail services in the field of entertainment featuring pre-recorded musical and audio visual works, and music related electronic products provided via the Internet and other electronic and communications networks; retail store services and retail services provided via communications networks featuring entertainment products and other merchandise, namely 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, hard drives for computers, video cameras, speakers for computers, microprocessors, computer memory boards, keyboards, computer servers, computer docking stations, computer terminals, printers, cellular telephones, electronic games, video game machines, consoles for use with computers, electronic games consoles, video and computer game software and programs, 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, graphic 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, music synthesizers, video special effects generators, still cameras, digital cameras, semiconductors, integrated circuits, video game cartridges, magnetic discs, optical discs, instructional manuals packaged in association with the above; the bringing together, for the benefit of others, of a variety of computer software, pre-recorded musical and audio visual works, and music related electronic products enabling customers to conveniently view and purchase those goods from a general merchandise catalogue by mail order or by means of telecommunications, the Internet and other electronic and communications networks; the bringing together, for the benefit of others, of a variety computer software, pre-recorded musical and audio visual works, and music related electronic products, enabling customers to conveniently view and purchase those goods from a general merchandise Internet web site; the bringing together, for the benefit of others, of a variety of computer software, pre-recorded musical and audio visual works, and music related electronic products, through a television shopping channel, enabling customers to conveniently view and purchase those goods by means of telecommunications; the bringing together, for the benefit of others, of a variety of computer software, pre-recorded musical and audio visual works, and music related electronic products, enabling customers to conveniently view and purchase those goods in a department store or a retail electrical store; data storage and retrieval services; computerized data storage services; compilation and systemization of information into computer databases; providing advertising space on communications networks, including the Internet; electronic billboard services; electronic distribution of advertising materials; storage of data, images, documents, software and technical information; storage of electronic media, including images, text, audio and video data; data storage of electronic music; data processing; database management; business information storage and retrieval; data verification and file management; on-line ordering services in the field of personalised digital greeting cards and animations; demonstration of computer software; on-line services for the search, retrieval, indexing and organization of data on computer and communication networks; retail services and retail store services in the fields of computers, computer software, computer peripherals, portable and/or handheld electronic devices; the bringing together, for the benefit of others, of a variety of service providers, in the fields of online education and entertainment services, communications, information technology, and publishing services; 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 for others; organizing content of information provided over a global computer network according to user preference; information, advisory and consultancy services relating to all the aforesaid.
International Class 038: (Macintosh) Repair; installation services; installation, maintenance and repair of computers, computer hardware, computer networks and computer systems; installation, maintenance and repair of electric and electronic equipment; computers and data processing equipment; maintenance of computer and communications networks, and computer systems; maintenance and repair of MP3 players, music and/or video players, handheld digital electronic devices, hand held computers, personal digital assistants, electronic organizers and electronic notepads; maintenance and repair of electronically operated musical apparatus; information, advisory and consultancy services relating to all the aforesaid.
International Class 038: (Snow Leopard) Telecommunication services; electronic transmission and retrieval of data, images, audio, video, documents, and software; electronic mail services; facsimile transmission; web site portal services; providing access to databases and communications networks; internet service provider services; mobile telephone communication services; providing search engines for obtaining data via communications networks.
International Class 042: (Snow Leopard) 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; 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; providing search engines for obtaining data via communications and computer networks; providing temporary use of on-line non-downloadable software to enable access to audio, video, text and other multimedia content, including music, concerts, videos, radio, television, news, sports, games, cultural events, and entertainment-related programs; internet services, namely, creating indexes of information, sites and other resources available on communications and computer networks for others; searching, browsing and retrieving information, sites, and other resources available on communications and computer networks for others; hosting the web sites of others; providing temporary use of on-line non-downloadable software for electronic mail, for voice mail, for games, for instant messaging, for chat rooms, for access to and management of contact information, for access to and management of electronic personal calendars, for access to and management of web browser bookmark lists, for web site design, creation and publishing, for sharing files, images, and movies on the Internet, for creating and delivering electronic greeting cards, and for technical training.
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