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Apple's Official US Trademark Filing for "Lion" Arrived, in Green

1 - Apple's Official US Trademark for Lion Arrives, in Green - April 12, 2011 
On April 12, 2011, the US Patent & Trademark Office officially published Apple's latest trademark application for "Lion" under application 85288157. Apple's trademark was filed under a single International Class 009 for computer operating systems. The interesting twist to this is that while Apple claims that "Lion" has no specific color, the example that they provided the USPTO with is certainly green. It's like a forest green and I was actually looking for my Pantone color book to verify a specific number when it dawned on me. This is a special green. It's one the competition will be turning when they see Apple's glorious new OS debut this fall. It's called: Green with Envy. Obviously it's an inside joke and one that I like: do you?  


Apple's Trademark Application In-Part


2 - Apple's Trademark in-part for Lion - April 2011 

Apple's Official US Trademark Filing Shows "Lion" in Green


3 - Apple's Official US Trademark Filing Shows Lion in Green - April 2011 

Apple Trademark: International Class Details


Apple's European filing for Lion was shown to have been covered by six International Classes whereas Apple's US filing is simply filed under a single class as shown below. Whether Apple will decide to upgrade this at a later time is unknown at this time.


International Class 009: computer operating system software and application development tool software


Apple asserts a claim of priority based on Jamaican application number 56647, filed 10/06/2010.


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I'm sure Microsoft will bitch about it.

Haha! That's pretty neat.

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