Tag: trademark

FiftyThree Strikes Back Against Facebook, Files To Trademark ‘Paper’

Well, that didn’t take long. FiftyThree, makers of the drawing app Paper, filed to trademark the app’s name in response to Facebook’s Paper app, according...

Mexican Supreme Court Denies Apple Rights To iPhone Name Trademark

The Mexican Supreme Court has once again denied Apple the rights to the “iPhone” name trademark in Mexico. Apple lost an appeal to a ruling...

Apple Denied Music Icon Trademark, MySpace To Blame

So, Apple can win a billion dollar case against Samsung but can’t trademark an icon because of MySpace? That’s how it looks. Gigaom is reporting...

Proview seeking $2 billion from Apple for iPad

The day after a court ordered a ban on Apple iPad sales in part of China, Proview (creators of the Internet Personal Access Device dubbed...

Who put the “i” in iBooks, a New York publisher sues Apple

Another day, another trademark dispute for Apple. This time around publisher John T. Colby has filed a suit against Apple for its use of the...

Apparently Microsoft and Apple are still fighting like children over ‘App Store’ trademark

Before we can jump right into today’s news, we need to provide a little bit of a backstory. This particular wrestling match over a trademark...

Apple doing us a favor with call center on-hold monitoring app

Apple has patented a call-center monitoring application for the iPhone. Instead of sitting on hold in a queue, waiting for a representative for a half...

Apple announces Launchpad, Canonical wonders about their trademark

Canonical holds the trademark and right to the name “Launchpad” according to the legal policy placed on the¬†Launchpad website, ¬†but that hasn’t stopped Apple from...

There’s a trademark for that

There really is an app for everything on the App Store. People not only know it, they like to say it as well. So much...