Saturday, March 28, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Intel in Talks to buy Altera: report
MediaTek Releases New High-end Smartphone Helio SoC
Google To Get Into The Operating Room
Data Requests To Microsoft Decreased
Google Defeated in English Court - Decision Opens Door for Litigation by Millions of British Apple Users
LG G4 Smartphone Coming Late April
BlackBerry Posts Quarterly Profit
AMD Showcases DirectX 12 Performance in new 3DMark API Overhead Feature Test
Active Discussions
how to copy and move data files to dvd-rw
cdrw trouble
Need serious help!!!!
burning
nvidia 6200 review
Hello
Burning Multimedia in track 0
I'm lazy. Please help.
 Home > News > General Computing > U.S. Pa...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, April 09, 2013
U.S. Patent Office Withdraws Rejection of Apple's iPad Mini Trademark


The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) withdrawed a rejection of Apple's trademark application for "iPad Mini".

The USPTO said it was backing off reasons why it had provisionally denied the application.

"Upon further review of the application, the examining attorney has determined that the following refusals issued in the initial Office action should be withdrawn," a letter send to Apple last Wednesday reads. "The examining attorney apologizes for any inconvenience caused."

However, Apple must waive any exclusive rights to the word "Mini."

"If applicant does not provide the required disclaimer, the USPTO may refuse to register the entire mark," the letter said. The agency recommended Apple amend the application with a disclaimer reading, "No claim is made to the exclusive right to use 'MINI' apart from the mark as shown."

In January, the USPTO rejected Apple's application to trademark "iPad Mini" because it judged the second word to be "... merely descriptive of a feature or characteristic of the goods." USPTO has also said that Apple had submitted unsatisfactory examples of the proposed trademark.

Apple has six months to address the USPTO's requirement.


Previous
Next
G-Technology Launches Flexible Storage Solution For The Digital Workflow        All News        Next Generation Thunderbolt To Offer 20 Gbps Throughput
OCZ Technology May Be Delisted From NASDAQ     General Computing News      Ericsson Buys Microsoft IPTV Business

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Apple Rumored To Release New iPhones Later This Year
New Apple TV hardware Coming This Summer: report
Apple To Launch Online TV Service: report
Outage Hit Apple Services
CIA Was Trying To Hack Apple iPhones: report
Apps Remain The Key To Success For Apple Watch
Apple iOS 8.2 Now Avaialable For Download
Apple Details Apple Watch, ResearchKit, Unveils New Macbook, Updates MacBook Pro And MacBook Air
Apple Watch: What We Know So Far
Apple Allowed App Developers Fine-tune Apps Before Watch Debut
Larger iPad Production Pushed Back For September
HBO, Apple To Launch Video Streaming Service: report

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .