What Is Google’s Dalvik?

UPDATE: Whoops! Move along. Nothing to see here. I should have consulted Wikipedia earlier: Dalvik.

Speculation about Google releasing a Google-branded cellphone sent me back into Trademark Search Mode and I found something odd:

Word Mark
DALVIK

Translations
The wording “DALVIK” has no meaning in a foreign language.

Goods and Services
IC 009. US 021 023 026 036 038. G & S: operating system software; software for use in developing, executing, and running other software on mobile devices, computers, computer networks, and global communication networks. FIRST USE: 20071112. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20071112

Standard Characters Claimed

Mark Drawing Code
(4) STANDARD CHARACTER MARK

Serial Number
77320651

Filing Date
November 2, 2007

Current Filing Basis
1B

Original Filing Basis
1B

Published for Opposition
December 30, 2008

Owner
(APPLICANT) Google Inc. CORPORATION DELAWARE 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View CALIFORNIA 94043

Type of Mark
TRADEMARK

Register
PRINCIPAL

Live/Dead Indicator
LIVE

Notice the Filing Date: November 2, 2007.

Perhaps they had qualms about being granted the Android trademark? It was filed two days earlier: October 31, 2007.

Word Mark
ANDROID

Goods and Services
IC 009. US 021 023 026 036 038. G & S: mobile phones; operating system software; software for use in developing, executing, and running other software on mobile devices, computers, computer networks, and global communication networks; computer software development tools; computer software for use in transmitting and receiving data over computer networks and global communication networks; computer software for managing communications and data exchange among and between mobile devices and desktop computers; computer middleware, namely, software that mediates between the operating system of a mobile device and the application software of a mobile device; computer application software for mobile phones

Standard Characters Claimed

Mark Drawing Code
(4) STANDARD CHARACTER MARK

Serial Number
77318565

Filing Date
October 31, 2007

Current Filing Basis
1B

Original Filing Basis
1B

Owner
(APPLICANT) Google Inc. CORPORATION DELAWARE 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View CALIFORNIA 94043

Attorney of Record
Herbert H. Finn

Type of Mark
TRADEMARK

Register
PRINCIPAL

Live/Dead Indicator
LIVE

Now @jane_l had an interesting slant on the rumored Google Phone: what if it uses WiFi and VOIP? This would be what Dave Winer wanted Apple to do with the iPhone.

That would make it sort of like an iPod Touch then. Google TouchPhone?

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