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Jan/06

More On Registry-Watching: Apple Files For MOBILE ME


We’ve run several items on registry-watchers who speculate on coporate moves based on trademark filings. This week there is coverage of Apple’s application on MOBILE ME (from which it is inferred that Apple will bring out an IPOD phone). Some corporations deliberately file trademark applications in the ‘dummy’ names to frustrate this practice (See discussion here). Apple, for whatever reason, filed its first application for MOBILE ME in Hong Kong back in July, claiming the July priority date in the U.S. pursuant to the Paris Convention.

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