While entangled in various legal battles with Samsung and Motorola, Apple is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that its creations remain its trademarks and patents.
On 7 November 2011, the US Patent and Trademark office published the latest trademark application from Apple according to which, Find My Friends is a trade mark of Apple. Find my Friends is an iCloud services that traces and locates the friends of the iPhone 4S user like a Global Positioning System (GPS). You can see the location of your friends and family members on a city map.
The Apple has also patented the icon of Find My Friends.
The Patent was filed under application 85462987.
Source: Patently Apple