On April 28, 2010, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark application for the "Compass" icon under application 85019789. Apple has filed their trademark under the single International Class 009 covering "Computer software for use as a digital compass" according to the filing. To see the othe other half of Apple's Maps + Compass, see our Maps report.
Apple's Trademark Application In-Part
Apple Supplied Drawing and Specimen
In International Class 009, the mark was first used at least as early as 06/19/2009 and first used in commerce at least as early as 06/19/2009, and is now in use in such commerce. Apple submitted one specimen showing the mark as used in commerce on or in connection with any item in the class of listed goods and/or services, consisting of a screen capture of website showing mark at point of sale.
Apple claims ownership of U.S. Registration Number 3470983.
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