Earlier this month, Apple’s initial trademark application for the term “iPad mini” was rejected by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for being “merely descriptive” and not unique enough. Another objection the USPTO had was that in one of the submitted website screenshots didn’t have the iPad mini and the “Buy button” close to each other.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has once again rejected a key claim of Apple’s “rubber banding” patent that covers the way content bounces back when a user scrolls to the top or bottom of the page. Back in October last year, the USPTO, in its initial response to a revaluation request, rejected all claims of the rubber banding patent, but has now toned down its stance to allow three of the twenty claims.
The U.S. Patents and Trademark Office (USPTO) has rejected Apple’s initial request for a trademark on the term “iPad mini” noting that, as per the application, the term appears to be “merely descriptive” and not unique. The rejection letter was issued to Apple earlier this year, but published only a few days ago.
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Last year, we had reported that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was reevaluating its stance regarding the use of mobile devices like the iPad and Kindle during takeoff and landing. The FAA had set up a working group to study the use of such mobile devices.