T-Mobile Hits AT&T with Lawsuit Over Aio's Use of Magenta
T-Mobile recently filed a lawsuit against AT&T, claiming that its Aio Wireless prepaid brand infringes on T-Mobile's trademarked magenta coloring. The complaint, which was filed in Texas last week, read in part, "AT&T's subsidiary's use of magenta to attract T-Mobile customers is likely to dilute T-Mobile's famous magenta color trademark, and to create initial interest [and] confusion as to the source or affiliation of AT&T's subsidiary's business." Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile's parent company, and T-Mobile have used the magenta color since the 1990s. An Aio Wireless spokesperson said to Law360, "T-Mobile needs an art lesson. Aio doesn't do magenta." The shades are slightly different. AT&T has yet to respond to the lawsuit.
Liveblog of T-Mobile Un-Carrier 9
T-Mobile's Un-Carrier events with colorful CEO John Legere are always entertaining. Legere has made a string of bold moves at the helm of the magenta maverick, each introduced at dramatic launch events.
Galaxy S8 to Cost $750, S8+ to Cost $850: Carriers Share Launch Details
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones will cost $750 and $850, respectively. The phones share almost all features other than size and both ship with 64 GB of internal storage.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
Alcatel A30 Reaches Amazon Prime for Just $60
Amazon recently added the Alcatel A30 to its roster of Prime Exclusives. This entry-level Android handset includes a 5-inch HD screen and a 1.1 GHz Snapdragon 210 processor with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage.
Apple Sues Qualcomm In China
Apple has filed a fresh lawsuit against Qualcomm, this time in China where it alleges Qualcomm abused its market position to score higher patent-licensing fees. Apple also said Qualcomm failed to honor its promise to license standard essential patents at fair rates, reports Reuters.
of course they should sue...
T-mobile is a horrible brand and AT&T would never want anything to do with that trash and filth. If the buyout would have ...
I have a lawsuit of my own. I would like to sue everyone who gets the same hair cut as me. I have been using this hair cut since 94 on the grounds that it may create initial interest and confusion with others.
You cannot trade mark a color.
It's not even the same color, you twerps