Blowout Specials ends 2/28“On February 26, 2010, the US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple’s latest trademark application for the all new ‘Magic TrackPad,’” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“While Apple’s trademark filing only covers International Classification 009, it should be noted that Apple covers some very interesting elements under this classification, such as: Touchscreens, Light Pens and Graphics Tablets,” Purcher reports. “In July 2009, Apple was granted a patent for a trackpad that never came to market which covered advanced imaging, infrared & optical emitter-detector sensors that could be used in future iterations of Apple notebooks.”

Purcher reports, “The question now becomes, is the ‘Magic TrackPad’ related to the upcoming MacBook refresh or an iPad accessory that will address graphics and light pen text generation?”

Full article here.