Both trade marks were filed yesterday, 8 October, by Telstra Corporation Limited and a legal representative, Davies Collison Cave.
They are both filed under the same classes, covering a slew of telecommunications, financial, computing and entertainment services. In summary:
Class 9: Telecommunications and communications equipment, apparatus and systems; computer equipment, apparatus and systems; computer hardware; computer software; publications in electronic format
Class 35: Wholesale and retail services; organisation, operation, administration and management of loyalty marketing and other sales and promotional incentives
Class 36: Financial services; banking services; electronic funds transfer services
Class 37: Construction, Installation and repair of telecommunications and/or computer goods
Class 41: Amusement, education, entertainment, training, sporting and cultural services, including these services provided on-line from a computer database or the Internet
Class 42: Computer programming services
Both trade marks are at the early status of ‘Filed – Approved’, meaning they have yet to be seen by an IP examiner.