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Apple book patent hints music, book, newspaper subscription plans

Books are now the biggest category on the App Store, with more of these available for sale than ever before, eclipsing previous top category, games.

No surprise then Apple’s ramping-up its iBookstore strategy, recruiting staff to help expand the store internationally and filing trademarks to protect the service in Canada (and presumably other territories).

Patently Apple has found Apple’s two trademark filings in Canada for “iBooks” and the “iBook Store” or “iBookStore” under applications 1468914 and 1468910 respectfully – in February 2010.

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