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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Just an excuse to drop the name?
by BlackJack75 on Thu 11th Jan 2007 01:03 UTC
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2005-08-29

Maybe they don't want the name?

I mean, if Linksys had the trademark for years and even released a phone called iPhone before they even announced theirs, it's rather unlikely that the brand's ownership would change hands.

On the other hand I can perfectly foresee Jobs on stage, for the release of the iP*** jokingly mentioning that they couldn't use iPhone because it's used by THAT crap made by linksys.

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