Judge Orders Apple and Amazon to Resolve 'Appstore' Spat
Apple's diagnosable nuttery
apple shows yet and again that they want to label all things existing theirs. ahahah..
maybe next time, apple bee's would be sued for being mistaken to be an apple store..
EMPLOYEE: Great! We have our Joe Smith Repair Shop for Cadillacs right here on the premises of our Joe Smith dealership. We only sell parts to people who have a Joe Smith account, and all of our parts and accessories will only fit Cadillacs. In fact, we won't even sell you parts unless you are driving a Cadillac when you arrive!
CUSTOMER: Wait a minute... the Nissan dealer also has a repair shop. Is this place sponsored by Nissan?
EMPLOYEE: I am going to punch you in the pancreas until you die of cancer.
Another insult that I really rather enjoy when talking to someone dense is 'when you were a kid did your parents use your head to test hammers?'
Apple would never rip off something like that.
oh by the way they should come here in the Philippines and sue a motel/hotel for having almost the logo they have, even thought the said motel/hotel started way back even before there was APPLE
I think the appstore is better than the appstore. Which is which?
There is nothing at all uniquely identifying or distinctive about the term 'App Store'.....indeed 'App Store' is the simplest and most natural way to describe something which is a store that sells....well...apps.
Now, if Apple had given their app store a unique and distinctive name....say 'iApps' or something...and Amazon came along and used that name for their own store, they'd had a point...
You can't, or at least shouldn't be able to, copyright, a generic description like 'App Store'....
I mean....Hostess could copyright the word 'Twinkie' but they couldn't copyright 'Golden Cream Filled Sponge Cake'.....Kraft Foods can copyright the word 'Jello', but they can...
They took an already existing word, used the short form, and then added the word Store after it. That's all they did. There was no huge creativity here. They used a short word, and put the word store after it.
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