LG looks to trademark ‘G Prime,’ ‘F Prime,’ ‘L Prime,’ and ‘W Prime’

According to a trademark application with the USPTO (US Patent and Trademark Office) and first spotted by PhoneArena, Korean phone maker LG wants to trademark the following monikers: “G Prime,” “F Prime,” “L Prime,” and “W Prime.” Unfortunately, there’s not much we can tell you about these upcoming smartphones other than their monikers. However, LG’s […]

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 Aussie firm HealthKit ‘annoyed’ at Apple for naming its ‘new health product’ HealthKit

Aussie firm HealthKit is “annoyed” at Apple for using the moniker “HealthKit” on its “new health product.” Here’s a screenshot of HealthKit’s tweet on its Twitter page: Back in July of 2012, the Cupertino firm had to pay Chinese firm Proview $60 million (around £35.72 million) for the right to use the trademark “iPad.” It […]

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 Samsung wants to trademark “Gear Blink” and “Rounded”

Samsung is looking to trademark the monikers “Samsung Gear Blink” and “Samsung Rounded” in Korea, according to the Korea Institute of Patent Information. Although the institute doesn’t give any specifics about these devices, the Gear Blink is likely to be what the Korean tech giant is planning to call its version of Google Glass, the […]

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 Swatch looking to block Apple from trademarking ‘iWatch’ to avoid confusion with its ‘ISwatch’

Swiss timepiece maker Swatch want to block Apple from trademarking “iWatch,” since it believes the Cupertino firm’s first smartwatch will cause confusion with Swatch’s “ISwatch” line, 9to5Mac reports. Speaking to German-speaking Watson, a Swatch spokesperson said (translated to English from German), “We assess the likelihood of confusion as given, the marks are confusingly similar. In […]

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 Apple extends trademark to cover watches and jewelry – suggests iWatch is coming

The Cupertino firm is expected to lift the lid on brand new devices under its iWatch name this fall. Further hinting that the iWatch wearables are coming, Apple has extended its trademark to category 14, which covers “jewelry” and “watches.” The change affects its trademark coverage in a number of countries including the UK. According […]

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 Samsung wants to trademark ‘Galaxy V:,’ ‘Galaxy Adore,’ and ‘Galaxy S Fitness’

Recently, we came across news revealing Samsung’s intentions of trademarking the monikers “Gear Solo” and “Gear Now” with the USPTO (US Patent & Trademark Office), which seem to be wearable devices. Now PhoneArena has uncovered more trademark applications, with the Korean tech giant applying for the trademarks “Galaxy V:” (colon included in the trademark), “Galaxy […]

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 Samsung applies for ‘Gear Solo’ trademark in the US – is this the rumoured 3G smartwatch?

In an earlier report, we came across a rumour saying Samsung was planning to launch a 3G-capable smartwatch soon after the launch of the Samsung Gear 2. The rumoured smartwatch is said to allow users to make and receive calls, without pairing with a smartphone. The Korean tech giant has now filed a trademark application […]

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 LG files trademark application for ‘G2 Compact’

LG has already officially unveiled the LG G2 Mini (pictured below), but it seems the Korean device maker isn’t dine launching spinoffs of the LG G2. PhoneArena has come across a trademark application with the USPTO (US Patent and Trademark Office) for the name “G2 Compact.” It’s possible that LG is planning to make a […]

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