Apple Files For Social Networking Trademark In Europe Called Places
This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at +AmitChowdhry
The European Trademarks and Designs Office has published a trademark application for the word “Places” under the number 009760141. The company filed the trademark under four Classes that covers computer hardware, education, and entertainment services. Places will be about social networking while utilizing the GPS on Apple’s mobile devices. It is uncertain whether the Places social network will be tied in with Ping at all. Below is a screenshot of the application as gathered by PatentlyApple.com.