iMessage, one of the most used native Apple tools for communication, is now a registered trademark of the Cupertino company, Patently Apple reports.
First introduced by Scott Forstall back in 2011 during the Apple’s WWDC, announcement came later that this neat app would replace iChat with the arrival of Mountain Lion. As of Wednesday November 22nd 2012, UPSTO officially granted Apple two Registered Trademarks numbered 4,222,501 and /502 respectively.
As Patently Apple informs, the ‘501 Certificate was registered under class 009. According to this Certificate iMessage is
“Computer software for the transmission of text, data, images, audio, and video by wireless communication networks and the Internet; computer software for electronic messaging and wireless digital messaging.”
The second, ‘502 Certificate is for:
“Communication services, namely, transmission of text, data, images, audio, and video by wireless communication networks and the Internet; electronic messaging and wireless digital messaging services; information, advisory and consultancy services relating to all the foregoing.”