According to MacRumors, Apple has filed a trademark for the word iPad in the Canadian trademark database under the categories of handheld mobile digital electronic devices. The blog points out that while the original iSlate trademarks dates back to 2006-2007, iPad was filed in July 2009.
Very similar trademarks were also filed in Europe and Hong Kong in July. Furthermore, iPad trademark applications have showed up in New Zealand and Australia this month.
Despite iPad currently being trademarked by Fujitsu in the U.S., MacRumors believes that Apple iPad will be the name of Apple’s new tablet.
Not just that we run we run this blog as “iSlate blog” – we think iPad sounds as sexy as dishwasher pads!
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