Apple recently announced their new mobile payment solution, Apple Pay, and now a trademark filing for ‘Apple Pay’ has been discovered.
The Apple Pay trademark was filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office under class 036, which covers “Financial services; financial transaction services; bill payment services; providing secure commercial transactions; debit and credit card services, electronic payment services.”.
The Apple Pay trademark request was filed with the USPTO on the 12th of September, Apple actually announced Apple Pay at their press event on the 9th of September.
Apple Pay will change how you pay with breakthrough contactless payment technology and unique security features built right into the devices you have with you every day. So you can use your iPhone 6 or Apple Watch to pay in an easy, secure, and private way.
Apple Pay will be available with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and both devices will use NFC technology for these new Apple mobile payments, the new service will launch some time in October.
Apple are also launching their Apple Watch early next year, you will also be able to use this to make mobile payments using Apple’s new service.
Source Patently Apple