After 3 long years, Apple takes hold of the iPhone Trademark

After 3 long years, Apple takes hold of the iPhone Trademark
Finally after one long battle that covered the length of three years, Apple has ultimately reached their goal in obtaining the trademark for the iPhone. As it stands, the iPhone is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. – they were been graced with it officially on February 9, 2010. The registration number 3,746,840 covers International Classes 9, 28 and 38 which are presented in a report for clarification. Although it was extremely imperative in wrapping up the iPhone moniker during this whole time, there was an extremely public battle that occurred with Cisco in the US and Comwave in Canada – they were marketing VoIP products under the same name. All the commotion of the process probably wouldn't be where it is now if the iPhone didn't become the handset we all know and love today. Now that one costly and lengthy battle has been won, it looks like there is still a long road ahead as Apple once again is placed in a similar spotlight as they work up for the iPad trademark.

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source: Patently Apple via TiPB



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5 Comments

1. numberonenygfan

Posts: 211; Member since: Oct 19, 2009

Really? I just wasted a minute of my life reading this meaningless article...stupid

2. VZWEMP

Posts: 158; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

and another 20 seconds posting that comment....good job

3. gambino37

Posts: 146; Member since: Oct 16, 2009

Im so glad THEY WERE BEEN graced with it. Perhaps Phone Arena should be graced with an editor to check for proper grammar.

4. mmanassian

Posts: 8; Member since: Feb 01, 2010

what does it change??

5. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

It means crapple can sue anyone else using this name basically or collect royalties

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