Amazon, Apple agree to dismiss lawsuit over 'app store' trademark

By Shawn Knight · 5 replies
Jul 9, 2013
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  1. Amazon and Apple have agreed to settle a long-standing trademark infringement lawsuit over the use of the term “app store.” US District Court Judge Phyllis Hamilton in Oakland, California, ordered to dismiss the case after Apple said they would no...

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  2. howzz1854

    howzz1854 TS Evangelist Posts: 611   +94

    That's apple's way of saying we had no chance in court.
  3. EEatGDL

    EEatGDL TS Evangelist Posts: 560   +237

    As arrogant as always, they're always the best at everything. Is like the typical kid expression "OK you win, but I'm the best". Couldn't simply say something sutile publicly, but no... had to march with the "clients flag".
  4. Music_Girl

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  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,269

    They were probably advised to drop it or else risk looking stupid (as if they don't already) after losing the case.
  6. fimbles

    fimbles TS Evangelist Posts: 1,178   +206

    Did apple just say its users have the common sense to distinguish between two companys with a similar sounding name?

    Wonders will never cease!

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