“Apple has filed a trademark application for the word ‘Startup,’ probably related to the company’s expansion of post-purchase training and set-up services that began earlier this year,” Gary Allen reports for ifoAppleStore.
“The company applied for the trademark last October in Jamaica, a tactic Apple frequently employs to keep its trademarks secret and to bolster its claim of priority when filing in the United States,” Allen reports. “The application was submitted to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on April 15th and is related to the standard categories of retail stores, maintenance and installation of hardware and software, educational services, and technical support.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]