“Apple Inc has applied for a trademark for ‘iWatch’ in Japan, a patent official said on Monday, signalling the iPhone maker may be moving ahead with plans for a watch-like device as gadget makers turn their attention to wearable computers,” Reuters reports.

“The trademark application, submitted on June 3 and released on the Japan Patent Office website on June 27, would cover computers, computer peripherals and wristwatches, the official said,” Reuters reports. “He said it was unknown how long the application process would require.”

Reuters reports, “The New York Times reported in February that Apple was experimenting with the design of a device similar to a wristwatch that would operate on the same iOS platform as its iPhone and iPad and would be made with curved glass.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Bezos will call his cobbled-toghether mess “I watch” and claim there’s no confusion in the marketplace whatsoever.

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