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Apple Loses 'App Store' Claim Against Amazon

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Jan 2, 2013, 12:39 PM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Amazon today won its attempt to toss a claim made by Apple over its use of the name "App Store." Apple has been fighting Amazon's Android App Store, believing it to be confusing with its own iPhone App Store. It hit Amazon with lawsuits regarding trademark infringement and false advertising. Today's victory saw a U.S. judge vacate Apple's claim that Amazon's use of App Store is false advertising. The lawsuit over Apple's trademark claim will move forward.

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Jan 2, 2013, 1:06 PM

The Jerk Store called...

...and they want to discuss an out-of-court settlement with Apple.
Too bad apple is their number one all time best seller.

No.. didn't work as good as I thought it would.

Jan 2, 2013, 12:57 PM

Another reason I can't jump on board with Apple...

Trying to take credit for boring, mundane, everday-use items... whether it's generic-looking icons, shape of everyday items, or general-use terms....

Point is... How about innovating and coming up with some unique features, rather than arguing over things that everbody already does?

Sorry Apple, but you were not the first to everything... actually, more like nothing....

"App" or "application" are general terms, like "program", or "game".... We've had these things for decades...
Meanwhile, while the claim originality of almost everything, they use other peoples images as icons, like the Swiss Railway clock design. Pathetic.

But the funny part is, they only forced apple to pay them to use it after they witnessed apples agg...
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