Facebook files for 'Poke' trademark (after obtaining and abandoning it earlier)

Facebook files for 'Poke' trademark (after obtaining and abandoning it earlier)

thenextweb.com
New Social networking giant Facebook has filed for 3 trademarks in the United States: for ‘Poke’, ‘Facebook Poke’ and the logo of its new Poke app for iPhone. The company filed for the trademarks on the 21st of December 2012, the same day it announced its latest smartphone app, which was...
Facebook files for 'Poke' trademark (after obtaining and abandoning it earlier)
                             

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