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Motorola files trademark for Electrify Icon mobile phones and smart phones

Motorola Electrify Icon

Last week, I reported that Motorola registered a handful of “Electrify Icon” domain names like and, and now we have more details on what we can expect to see with the Electrify Icon.

On April 11, 2012, Motorola Trademark Holdings submitted a trademark application for the “Electrify Icon” with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

The “goods and services” in the filing (Serial Number: 85594941) cover, “mobile phones and smart phones”.

Motorola released its “Motorola Electrify” Android-powered smartphone last year, also known as the Motorola Photon 4G.

At the time of this story, Motorola has made no official announcement regarding the “Electrify Icon”.

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Motorola Mobility registers a handful of “Electrify Icon” domain names

Motorola Electrify Icon

On April 10, 2012, Motorola Mobility registered several new domain names around the phrase “Electrify Icon”.

The registrations include names such as and

At this point, it’s unknown what exactly the “Motorola Electrify Icon” will be, as Motorola has not officially announced plans for a product by the same name.

The “Electrify Icon” could be the next phone in the company’s Electrify line, but at this point, it’s just speculation.  Motorola released the “Motorola Electrify” Android-powered smartphone last year.

Here’s the full list of domain names that were registered this week:

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Motorola Trademark Holdings registers Motorola Turn domains [UPDATED]

Motorola Turn

This week, Motorola Trademark Holdings registered several domain names around the word “Turn” for some type of new consumer product. 

The domain purchases include names such as and

It’s unknown at this time what may come of the Motorola Turn.  Will it be a mobile phone?  A tablet? Or some other product or accessory?

In mid February, the US Department of Justice approved the merger of Google and Motorola Mobility.

Here’s the full list of names that were registered on March 14, 2012, each of which are located on DNS servers according to the Whois records. 

[Update 1 on March 25:. Motorola filed a trademark application (Serial Number: 85569635) for MOTOTURN on March 14, 2012, with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  The goods and services cover: “Set-top boxes; network access control, encryption and authorization software and services that allow Cable and Video Operators the capability to receive, process, control and distribute digital video, audio, and data services.”]

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Motorola continues buying up Motorola RAZR domains, amid Droid RAZR rumors

Motorola Droid Razr

Earlier this week I reported that Motorola had finally acquired the domain name, seven years after the device’s launch.

Amid rumors that Motorola is planning to combine two of its most recognizable brands into a new device called the Droid RAZR, the company continues to buy up related domain names.

This week the company purchased Motorola RAZR domain names, such as, through Corporation Service Company (a brand protection service).

Here’s a look at the registrations. 

As I’ve mentioned in the past, although the registrant is CSC, Motorola uses the brand protection service to purchase domains for its released and as-yet-released devices like the Accusense, the Energia, and the Kore.

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