Late yesterday the US Patent & Trademark Office approved and published Google's latest registered trademark for "SingleTap" under registration number 4,296,591. Google originally filed for their trademark fifteen months ago on November 01, 2011. The trademark is associated with Google Wallet. In one example, Google's website frames it in the context of "Google SingleTap Merchants."
Google's Registered Trademark Certificate for "SingleTap"
International Class Details for SingleTap
Google's newly registered trademark is protected under three specific International Trademark Classes as follows:
International Class 035: Promoting the goods and services of others by means of coupons, discounts, administration of incentive awards programs, rebates, and vouchers, via wireless network, mobile telecommunication devices, global computer network; dissemination of advertising for others via wireless network, mobile telecommunication devices, global computer network.
International Class 036: Financial affairs; financial transaction services; provision of electronic contactless payment services; Financial transaction services, namely, providing secure commercial transactions and payment options using a mobile device at a point of sale; Electronic credit card transaction processing, debit card services, pre-paid purchase card services, namely, processing electronic payments made through prepaid cards and processing electronic payment through pre-paid cards, processing electronic payments made through loyalty cards; electronic payment, namely, electronic processing and transmission of credit card transactions, wireless wallets, mobile wallets, electronic wallets, wireless credit, debit and pre-paid card transactions, credit card and transaction processing terminal services using near field communication (NFC) technology; Credit card and debit card services; Issuing prepaid debit cards; issuing prepaid credit cards.
International Class 042: Scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; design and development of computer hardware and software; computer services; troubleshooting.
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