On July 1, 2010, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark application for "My iPhone" icon under application 85069782. Apple has filed their trademark under a non-specific International Class covering "Computer software for use in geographically locating and tracking electronic devices." Obviously those responsible for creating descriptions for International Classes haven't gotten around to updating their classes to match new emerging technologies. Today's icon trademark relates to Apple's own "Find My iPhone" iApp available for free at the App Store.
Apple's Trademark Application In-Part
Apple Supplied Drawing and Specimen
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 has submitted a single 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 Screenshot of their online store where Apple's software could be downloaded.
Apple claims ownership of U.S. Registration Number 3470983.
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