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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RE: Seriously
by dylansmrjones on Thu 11th Jan 2007 04:59 UTC in reply to "Seriously"
dylansmrjones
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I didn't see it. Personally I have no idea what to think of this. I can see the need for protecting brand names - OTOH brand names ought to be rather different than ordinary names. Putting one or two letters in front of an ordinary name is hardly worthy of protection, IMHO.

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