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Apple applies for gaming device trademark

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By Charles Starrett

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Published: Monday, February 11, 2008
News Categories: Apple

Apple has filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office seeking trademark protection in relation to a variety of gaming products. On the application, Apple requests protection of its “Apple” trademark for products that include “Toys, games and playthings, namely, hand-held units for playing electronic games; hand-held units for playing video games; stand alone video game machines; electronic games other than those adapted for use with television receivers only; LCD game machines; electronic educational game machines; toys, namely battery-powered computer games.” Apple currently sells iPod games through the iTunes Store, several of which were developed internally by the company.

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Comments

1

iGame®?

Posted by hydra-calm on February 11, 2008 at 10:17 AM (PDT)

2

iWant a game controller with dock connector to play games on my iPod. Get on it, Apple!

Posted by tommy on February 11, 2008 at 11:20 AM (PDT)

3

I want apple’s answer to the gameboy! image a compact hand held with an 80gb hard drive, entirely online game buying experience, syncing with your games music and video! All with that sleek apple styling, wow, i can see it in my head now!

Posted by Tony on February 11, 2008 at 1:44 PM (PDT)

4

Three words: Software Development Kit.

When the iPhone/iPod touch SDK is unveiled in a few weeks, I wouldn’t doubt we’ll see some unique games that take advantage of the touch screen and motion sensors! :D

Posted by Nat on February 12, 2008 at 6:19 PM (PDT)

5

Two words: Jail, break.

There’s a ton of them already.

Posted by Fazsha on February 15, 2008 at 7:30 AM (PDT)

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