“Apple Inc. on Friday filed to get the trademark[s] for The Beatles’ well-known Apple Corps label,” iPodNN reports.
“While it already won basic rights through a 2007 settlement, the European Trademarks Office filing would get 14 international trademarks for computers and phones as well as clothes, games, social networks and other elements that Apple often uses,” iPodNN reports.
iPodNN reports, “The rights would cover both the famous green apple logo as well as the cut-in-half apple that was often used on the second side of an LP. Many of the earliest Apple Records albums used the logos, including The Beatles’ own Abbey Road.”
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Much more also at Patently Apple here.
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