On December 19, 2012, the US Patent & Trademark Office published two of Apple's latest Registered Trademarks. The first newly registered trademark covers Apple's Smart Cover 3D logo while the second covers Apple's "Smart Instruments" which is part of their GarageBand App for iOS. Apple has had one of the best registered trademark streaks on records receiving a total of eight just this month alone. The other registered trademarks that were published this month include iSight, The Briefing Room & Smart Instruments, Apple's Classic Mac Startup Chime and finally Retina & Game Center.
Apple's Smart Cover Logo Now a Registered Trademark
Apple's registered trademark 4,260,075 was originally filled for in August 2011 under application 86412217. Apple filed their trademark under International Class 009 which specifically protects it as an "accessory for a handheld mobile digital electronic device that functions as a protective and decorative cover and a stand." No Priority Claim was made for this trademark.
Apple's "Touch Instruments" Now a Registered Trademark
Apple's registered trademark 4,262,159 was originally filed under 85388869 in August 2011. Apple filed their trademark under International Classification 009 to specifically protect it under "computer software for creating and recording music."
Apple's Claim of Priority for this patent is based on Jamaican application number 057421, filed 02/04/2011.
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