All the applications are for the standard character mark as depicted in the image above. The applications were filed in 4 different categories with 4 varying descriptions. Application bearing US Serial number 85043856 was filed with description “Downloadable audio works, visual works, audiovisual works, literary works, audio books, and electronic books on a variety of topics; electronic publications featuring images, photographs, magazines, newspapers, periodicals, newsletters, and journals on a variety of topics.”
The next application bearing serial number – 85043858 was seen filed with description, “Fiction and non-fiction books on a variety of topics; general feature magazines; newspapers on a variety of topics; newspapers and photographs of general interest; journals, periodicals, and newsletters on a variety of topics. ” Both these applications were filed in different categories of goods – the former under the category of Computer & Software Products & Electrical & Scientific Products and the latter under; Paper Goods and Printed Material.
This is following Amazon’s announcement of releasing AMAZON CROSSING as the second of its publishing imprints that would acquire exceptional works that deserve a wider, global audience. It will translate the works and introduce them to the English-speaking market through multiple channels and formats including the formats of Amazon.com Books Store, Amazon Kindle Store, and national and independent bookstores which explains the 4 trademark applications for the same mark being filed under 4 varied categories.
The first title being published by AmazonCrossing is Tierno Monénembo’s award-winning novel, “The King of Kahel,” which will be released for the first time in English for readers around the world on Nov. 2, 2010.