Apple applies for patent on the iWatch in Taiwan, Japan and Mexico
Rumors about the iWatch, the wearable device by Apple are getting more intense than ever. The company keeps in secret everything around the device. The latest news around the iWatch came from Japan, Mexico and Taiwan. Apple officially is trying to protect the patent rights on the iWatch before the device is officially launched. The company has applied for a trademark in Japan. The next countries where Apple is taking actions in order to get the trademark for the iWatch are Taiwan and Mexico. This is a serious confirmation for the plans of Apple to launch the wearable computing device in the near future.
The company has begun filing applications in the beginning of June in Japan. Taiwan, Mexico and Russia are only some of the countries where the manufacturer is filing for patent rights on the device. Apple has applied for a patent on the portable computing device. The application in the Institute of Industrial Property in Mexico consists of the name iWatch, written with basic graphics, with bold black capital letters. The information included in the filing consists of the official address of the company 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino. According to some sources, the application of Apple in Taiwan consists of similar elements and information.
The anticipation for the release of the iWatch is growing with every day. It is still not clear how the new device will look like. Most of the predictions for the wearable computing device say that it will arrive in the form of a wristwatch.
The first rumors about the patent filing of Apple related to the wearable device appeared back in February in the US, describing computing wearable devices that comes with a flexible touchscreen.
The wearable devices are the newest trend in the mobile world. Other companies that are working on different projects for wearable computing devices are also Samsung – its projects for the smart watch and Google Glass – the wearable computer.