According to Wikipedia, IOT stands for ‘Internet of Things’, like so:
Well electronic manufacturer LG Electronics seems to be gambling big on the Internet of Things being the next big……eh, thing!
Yesterday they filed 33 applications based on the phrase IOT. Each application was filed in 4 classes. That’s outlay of €1,050 per application, or €34,650 in outlay alone (as in, before their legal fees) to register the following:
And, actually they filed a whole load more applications (for different Trade Marks not based on IOT, which came to another €18,900, meaning a total yesterday of €53,550 on Trade Marks yesterday alone, and in outlay alone. LG, If you’re reading this, I’ve got an LG Television at home, so we’re practically besties. Throw me in a new one and I’ll do all these applications for mates rates.