On April 28, 2010 the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark application for the "Maps + Compass" icon under application 85018958. Apple has filed their trademark under the single International Class 009 covering "Computer software for use in searching, finding and viewing geographic locations and related contact information and for providing directions and traffic information," according to the filing. For the second half of Apple's Map + Compass, see our new Compass report.
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 06/29/2007 and first used in commerce at least as early as 06/29/2007, 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(n) screen capture of website displaying the mark at point of sale.
Apple claims ownership of U.S. Registration Number 3470983.
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