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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Couldn't Apple change the name to EyePhone?
by stodge on Thu 11th Jan 2007 19:09 UTC
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Couldn't Apple change the name to EyePhone?

One way to look at this is that Apple chose the name iPhone to get attention and instant brand recognition. If they had to change the name, they've already got the public's attention and most people wouldn't find it too difficult following the product to the new name.

Or they're just going to fight it in courts or pay a wedge of money - the potential revenue from the iPhone is big methinks.

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