“On February 24, 2011, The European Trademarks and Designs Office published Apple’s latest trademark application for the word ‘Places’ under application 009760141,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“Apple has filed their trademark under four distinct International Classes covering all manner of computer hardware, education and entertainment services and more,” Purcher reports. “Yet at the heart of this application, Places is primarily about online social networking services related to a social networking site and will assist in locating people using GPS on Apple’s mobile devices.”

Purcher reports, “Apple asserts a claim of priority based on Jamaican application number 56357, filed on August 23, 2010. Today’s European filing was made in London England by Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge UK LLP.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]