On May 23, 2010, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark for the iTunes icon in relation to the iTunes Store under application 85041463. Apple has filed their trademark under the single International Class 009 covering "Computer software for use in searching, browsing, reviewing, sampling, playing, purchasing, and downloading pre-recorded audio and video content" according to their filing. Apple's website promotes the iTunes Store by simply stating: "Shop the iTunes Store — the world's largest online music store — from your iPhone. Download songs, movies, TV shows, and more.
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 06/00/2008 and first used in commerce at least as early as 06/00/2008, 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 Numbers 3470983 and 2935038.
Although the trademark filing was published today, the filing itself was filed on May 18, 2010 according to Apple's filing.
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