On April 29, 2010, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark application relating to the "iBooks" icon under application 85019863. Apple has filed their trademark under the single International Class 009 covering "Computer software for use in searching, browsing, reviewing, sampling, playing, purchasing, downloading, storing, and organizing electronic publications" according to the filing. Apple's iBooks iApp is a free application initially targeting the iPad and is available now on iTunes.
Apple's Trademark Application In-Part
Apple Supplied Drawing and Specimen
In International Class 009, the mark was first used at least as early as 04/02/2010 and first used in commerce at least as early as 04/02/2010, and is now in use in such commerce. Apple submitted one specimen showing the mark as used in commerce on or in connection with any item in the class of listed goods and/or services, consisting of a screenshot of Applicant's online store showing mark at point of sale.
Apple claims ownership of U.S. Registration Number 3470983.
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