On October 31, 2011, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark application for their "AirPlay" logo/Icon under application 85456633. The application which was originally filed last week was filed under International Class 009 which covers such things as mobile phones, tablets, set top boxes, televisions, remote controls and tablets. Apple has also filed for their FaceTime logos in Hong Kong.
Apple's Trademark Application In-Part
Apple's Trademark Design for AirPlay
Apple's AirPlay Trademark: International Class Details
International Class 009: Computers; computer hardware; computer networking hardware; computer peripheral devices; handheld computers; tablet computers; mobile digital electronic devices; handheld digital electronic devices and software related thereto; telephones; cameras; remote controls; computer hardware and computer software for the reproduction, processing and streaming of audio, video and multimedia content; computer hardware and software for controlling the operation of audio and video devices and for viewing, searching and/or playing audio, video, images, and other multimedia content; computer software for authoring, recording, downloading, transmitting, receiving, editing, extracting, encoding, decoding, displaying, playing, storing, manipulating, reviewing, and organizing text, data, images, audio files, video files, electronic games, and digital media; computer software to enable users to program, distribute, transmit and receive audio, video, images, text and other multimedia content via communications networks; computer software for identifying, locating, grouping, distributing, and managing data and links between computers and electronic devices connected to electronic communications networks; audio recording, reproducing, and transmitting apparatus; home theater systems comprising audio stereo speakers, audio and video receivers, and audio and video media players; stereo amplifier and audio speaker base stations; headphones and earphones; microphones; audio speakers; audio, video and digital media receivers; audio and video transmitters; audio, video, and digital mixers; amplifiers; digital audio and video devices; MP3 and other digital format audio players; digital audio recorders and players; digital video recorders and players; radios; televisions; television monitors; video monitors; video viewers, namely, video monitors for mobile phones, handheld computers, and portable and handheld digital electronic devices; television set top boxes; and automobile stereo adapters.
Coincidentally, 9 to 5 Mac is reporting that AirPlay mirroring may be coming to an OS X Lion update in the future. This could be another reason for the AirPlay Logo/Icon update.
Apple Applies for FaceTime Logos in Hong Kong
Apple applied for trademark protection for their FaceTime Logo in Hong Kong under application 302068074 last week.
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