During Apple's Financial Conference Call on Tuesday Apple's CEO Tim Cook let it be known that Apple Watch would be shipping in April. Today, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark filings for icons related to Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition. These are the first Apple Watch related trademarks to be filed in the United States. Apple had previously filed for six "Apple Watch" related trademarks in Europe last year right after Apple's 2014 iPhone and Apple Watch event.
Apple's Trademark Application In-Part for Apple "Watch Sport" Icon
According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's documentation, Apple's first trademark application filed under number 86512876 was officially filed under the single International Class 014: Apple's filing presented the following specific verbiage for this class as follows: "Horological and chronometric instruments; watches; timepieces; chronographs for use as timepieces; chronometers; watchstraps; watch bands; cases for watches, and horological and chronometric instruments; parts for watches, and horological and chronometric instruments."
According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's documentation, Apple's second trademark application filed under number 86512828 was officially filed under the single International Class 009: Apple's filing presented the following specific verbiage for this class as follows: "Computers; computer peripheral devices; computer hardware; personal digital assistants; electronic organizers; electronic notepads; sound recording and reproducing apparatus; MP3 and other digital format audio players; digital audio recorders; radios, radio transmitters, and receivers; earphones, headphones; audio speakers; microphones; audio components and accessories; network communication apparatus; electronic communication equipment and instruments; telecommunications apparatus and instruments; global positioning system (GPS) devices; telephones; wireless communication devices for voice, data or image transmission; cables; apparatus for data storage; chips; cameras; batteries; computer software; computer and electronic games; electrical and electronic connectors, couplers, wires, cables, chargers, docks, docking stations, interfaces, and adapters for use with all of the aforesaid goods; computer equipment for use with all of the aforesaid goods; electronic apparatus with multimedia functions for use with all of the aforesaid goods; electronic apparatus with interactive functions for use with all of the aforesaid goods; accessories, parts, fittings, and testing apparatus for all of the aforesaid goods; covers, bags and cases adapted or shaped to contain all of the aforesaid goods. "
Apple's Trademark Application In-Part for Apple "Watch Edition" Icon
Apple trademark filings 86512737 and 86512795 were also revealed today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for Apple Watch Edition as illustrated below. Apple filed their trademarks for this version of Apple Watch under the very same International Classes of 09 and 14 as noted in detail at the top of this report.
Although all of the trademarks filings were published today by USPTO, they're original filing dates are duly noted as being January 23, 2015.
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