Microsoft has filed a U.S. federal trademark registration for the word "CHARM". The description provided to the USPTO for CHARM is "computer programs; graphical user interface software; operating system programs".
The word that describe this logo includes: programs, graphical user interface, software, operating programs,
"Charms are commands (search, share, devices, settings and a button to return to Start) that come up when you swipe right in Windows 8."
"On Monday, September 12, 2011, a U.S. federal trademark registration was filed for CHARM by Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA 980526399. The USPTO has given the Charm trademark serial number of 85420744.
The current federal status of this trademark filing is New Application - Record Initialized Not Assigned To Examiner. The correspondent listed for Charm is William O. Ferron, Jr. of Seed IP Law Group PLLC, 701 5th Ave Ste 5400, Seattle, WA 98104-7064 . The CHARM trademark is filed in the category of Computer & Software Products & Electrical & Scientific Products.
The description provided to the USPTO for CHARM is computer programs; graphical user interface software; operating system programs."