On May 18, 2010, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark relating to the "Remote" Media Player icon under application 85036427. Apple has filed their trademark under the single International Class 009 covering "Computer software for remote management of 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 webpage for Remote states that "Remote is a free, fun, and easy-to-use application that turns your iPhone or iPod touch into a remote control. So wherever you are in your house, you can control the music in the iTunes library on your computer and your Apple TV with a tap or flick of a finger."
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 07/10/2008, and first used in commerce at least as early as 07/10/2008, 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 Number 3470983.
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