The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published two trademark applications from Apple Inc today, with Apple's filing showing that they actually filed them on Monday June 22, the day that WWDC20 began. The trademarks cover Apple's iPad Pro 'A12Z Bionic' processor and Apple's next generation macOS called 'Big Sur.'
Apple's Application In-Part for 'A12Z Bionic' Trademark
Apple filed their trademark specifically under International Classes 09 with the following coverage: "computer hardware, namely, integrated circuits and computer chips."
Specimen: Apple supplied the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) with a specimen of use for this trademark as presented below. The image is from Apple's iPad Pro page marketing page. The U.S. Patent Office defines a specimen as being an example of how a company is actually using their trademark in the marketplace with the goods or services in their application.
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Apple's Application In-Part for 'Big Sur' Trademark
Apple filed their trademark specifically under International Classes 09 with the following coverage: "Downloadable computer operating software." Apple secretly filed for this trademark in Liechtenstein on January 13, 2020.
Trademark classes are important because the trademark registration will only protect Apple's trademark(s) in the classes that have been identified in their application.