On Thursday Patently Apple posted an IP report titled " Apple Wasted no time in filing for the iPhone 14 Pro Trademark 'Dynamic Island' in Hong Kong. Late on Friday, the Hong Kong Patent and Trademark Office published an additional two trademark filings from Apple covering 'Apple Watch Ultra' and the 'A16 Bionic.'
Trademark Filing for: Apple Watch Ultra
During Apple's "Far Out" Event on Wednesday they introduced an all-new Apple Watch category branded "Apple Watch Ultra," which brings a new bold design and a wide range of features built for endurance, exploration, and adventure. Apple Watch Ultra introduces a 49mm titanium case and flat sapphire front crystal that reveals the biggest and brightest Apple Watch display yet. A customizable Action button offers instant access to a wide range of useful features. Learn more about it here.
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Apple filed for the "Apple Watch Ultra" trademark in Hong Kong yesterday under number 306056208 under International Classes 9 and 14. Apple noted that their (secret) priority filing was made in Liechtenstein in May 2022.
International Class 9 covers: "Computers; computer hardware; wearable computer hardware; handheld computers; telecommunications apparatus and instruments; wireless communication devices for the transmission of voice, data, images, audio, video, and multimedia content; network communication apparatus; wearable digital electronic devices capable of providing access to the internet, for sending, receiving and storing of telephone calls, electronic mail, and other digital data; smart watches; wearable activity trackers; pressure indicators; pressure measuring apparatus; smart watches; radio transmitters and receivers; global positioning systems (GPS devices); straps and lanyards for computers; electronic voice command and recognition apparatus for controlling the operations of consumer electronics devices and residential systems; personal digital assistants; alarms, alarm sensors, and alarm monitoring systems; smoke and carbon monoxide detectors," and more.
International Class 14 covers: "Horological and chronometric instruments; watches; clocks; timepieces; chronographs for use as timepieces; chronometers; watchstraps; watch bands; cases for watches, clocks, and horological and chronometric instruments; parts for watches, clocks, and horological and chronometric instruments; and jewelry."
Trademark Filing for: A16 Bionic
During Apple's "Far Out" Event on Wednesday they also introduced their premium iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max smartphones powered by their next-gen processor the A16 Bionic which is generations ahead of the competition.
The A16 Bionic unlocks unparalleled experiences like the Dynamic Island, powers all-day battery life,7 and delivers impressive computational photography capabilities. With two high-performance cores and four high-efficiency cores, the new 6-core CPU is up to 40 percent faster than the competition and easily handles demanding workloads. A16 Bionic features an accelerated 5-core GPU with 50 percent more memory bandwidth — perfect for graphics-intensive games and apps — and a new 16-core Neural Engine capable of nearly 17 trillion operations per second. Using Apple’s best-in-class fusion architecture to combine performance and energy savings, the chip delivers more performance with a fraction of the power compared to the competition.
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Apple filed for the "A16 Bionic" trademark in Hong Kong yesterday under number 306056046 under International Class 9. Apple noted that their (secret) priority filing was made in Liechtenstein in July 2022.
International Class 9 for "A16 Bionic" covers "Computer hardware; integrated circuits; and computer chips."
It should be noted that international trademark classes that Apple files their trademarks under are important as the trademark registration will only protect those classes that have been identified in their original application. In a legal battle, the classes filed for originally could make or break a legal case.