Apple's macOS Finder & Apple Music Icons are now Registered Trademarks
This week the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published three of Apple's latest registered trademarks covering the Mac's Finder icon in two color schemes (blue and graphite) along with the multicolored Apple Music iOS icon. Apple Music is Apple's branded music-streaming service. Users select music to stream to their device on-demand, or they can listen to existing, curated playlists. The service also includes the Internet radio station Beats 1, that broadcasts live to over 100 countries 24 hours a day, and the blog platform Connect, that allows artists to share their posts, photos, videos, and tracks with subscribers. Apple Music provides music recommendations based on a user's taste, and the iOS application is integrated with Siri voice commands. The service was officially announced on June 8, 2015, and launched on June 30, in over 100 countries worldwide. Apple Music was recently launched in both Israel and South Korea. In other IP news this week, Apple filed for the trademark 'Live Photos' in Europe.
The Apple Music Icon is now a Registered Trademark
Apple filed their Apple Music trademark under international class 009 with the specific description as follows: "Computer software for use in playing, organizing, downloading, transmitting, manipulating, and reviewing audio files and media files; computer software for use in the delivery, distribution and transmission of digital music and entertainment-related audio, video, text and multimedia-content; computer software to enable users to program and distribute audio, video, text and other multi-media content; computer software for accessing, browsing and searching online databases."
Apple sought to have their Apple Music icon registered on December 22, 2015.
Apple's osMac Finder Icon in Blue and Graphite are now Registered Trademarks
Apple filed for the two macOS Finder icons (blue and graphite) on December 19, 2015. On the surface it would appear that the updated RTM now includes coverage for all-things related to 'location" storage, services, searching, organizing and so forth as highlighted below. Apple filed their trademark under international class 009 which covered the following specifics:
computers; computer peripherals; computer software for organizing, managing, viewing, browsing, and accessing files; computer application software and computer software for composing, sending, searching, organizing, and reading electronic mail; computer software for browsing the Internet; computer software for keeping track of personal appointments, synchronizing and sharing calendar appointments with others, and providing automated reminders and event scheduling; computer software for creating, editing, transmitting and printing documents comprised of text and graphics; computer software for creating spreadsheets, tables, graphs, and charts, and for organizing, analyzing, and transmitting data, for home, education, business and developer use; computer software for generating, storing, retrieving, manipulating, altering and transmitting texts and graphics for use in presentations; computer software for sending, receiving, and processing images, graphics, and text messages; computer software for sending and receiving video telephony and transmission of voice, audio, and video content; computer software for managing contact information; computer software for searching, reviewing, purchasing, and downloading electronic games and software applications; computer software for searching, browsing, reviewing, sampling, playing, purchasing, and downloading live and pre-recorded audio and video content; computer software for searching, browsing, reviewing, sampling, playing purchasing, downloading, storing, and organizing electronic publications; computer software for creating, authoring, editing, publishing, and distributing interactive, multimedia, electronic publications; computer software for video editing, creating, authoring, editing, displaying, and storing data, graphics, images, audio, video, and other multimedia content, recording, organizing, transmitting, manipulating, editing, and reviewing text, data, audio files and video files; computer software for creating, editing, authoring and/or playback of digital versatile disks; computer software for searching, transmitting, storing, accessing, finding, organizing, and viewing geographic locations, and for providing traffic information, travel route planning, driving and walking directions, customized mapping of locations, electronic map display, and destination information; computer software for organizing, storing, sharing, and viewing images; computer software for image editing, image acquisition, and image viewing; computer software for use as a standard and scientific calculator; computer software for composing, reading, searching, sharing, and syncing text files; computer software for personal information management; and computer operating system software. "
Apple Files for 'Live Photos' Trademark in Europe
In other IP news this week Apple filed for 'Live Photos' in Europe (London) under application number 015755952 on Thursday and filed it under international class 009 covering the following: "Computer software; computer software for use in connection with hand held computers and tablet computers; computer software for creating, authoring, distributing, downloading, transmitting, receiving, playing, editing, extracting, encoding, decoding, displaying, storing and organizing text, data, graphics, images, audio, video, and multimedia content, electronic publications, and electronic games.
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