After settling their iPad trademark case with China's Proview back in November, it's clear that Apple wants to ensure that they continue to securely safeguard their key trademarks in China, especially those relating to the iPad. Earlier today Apple submitted two designs to China's Patent and Trademark Office that covers one in black and white and the other in full color. Apple filed their trademark under the sole international class 009 which basically covers computers, book readers, email and more.
Apple's Trademark Application In-Part for iPad Designs
Apple filed their trademark under International Class 009 which specifically covers the following: Computers; computer peripheral devices; computer gaming machines; digital electronic devices; digital audio and video devices; portable media players; digital electronic devices incorporating computers, personal digital assistants, electronic organizers, electronic notepads, book and periodical readers, global positioning systems (GPS), telephones, cameras, videophones, media players; digital electronic devices for recording, organizing, transmitting, manipulating, playing and reviewing text, data, audio files, video files, and multimedia files; digital electronic devices providing access to the Internet and email.
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