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This article was published on October 11, 2010

    There’s an app for…oh wait, apparently there’s an Apple trademark for that.

    There’s an app for…oh wait, apparently there’s an Apple trademark for that.
    Brad McCarty
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    Brad McCarty

    A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty. A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty.

    Back in 2009, Apple realized that far too many of us were stealing their “there’s an app for that” line and started the process. Today, that process is official. According to TUAW, Apple has secured the trademark for the phrase.

    So, if you’re thinking of using that line for “retail store services featuring computer software provided via the Internet and other computer and electronic communication networks; retail store services featuring computer software for use on handheld mobile digital electronic devices and other consumer electronics”, you’d be best served to think again. Chances are, Steve won’t come knocking on your door himself, but his lawyers might.