Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Jan 2007 23:53 UTC, submitted by danB
Legal Cisco has sued Apple over the use of the 'iPhone' brand. "Cisco today announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California against Apple, Inc., seeking to prevent Apple from infringing upon and deliberately copying and using Cisco's registered iPhone trademark."
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I don't feel bad for Apple and..
by Priest on Thu 11th Jan 2007 00:29 UTC
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2006-05-12

Apple sues companies all the time for less than this, so I an not about to start feeling sorry for them.

Cisco legitimately owned the name and has a right to it. What if someone launched an MP3 player today and named it ...iPod.

With that said, Apple has not yet released the product to production. Now that Apple has peoples attention they can name it what ever they want.

If Apple names it the iPod Phone, people will call it an iPhone anyway, and as long as that isn't printed on the box, there is nothing people can do about it.

Apple probably didn't get stupid over night.

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