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Apple Sues Amazon.com for “App Store” Trademark

Written on March 23, 2011 by Charles Bass

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Cupertino company, Apple Inc. sues Amazon.com for using the "APP STORE" trade mark. Legal or not?

The has just landed! But even before it settles, issues are already bombarding its debut.

Apple Inc., who introduced us the famous iTunes App Store, sued Amazon.com Inc. for improperly using it’s App Store trademark. The lawsuit was filed in a California federal court last week, denoting that Amazon used Apple’s trademark to solicit software developers through the US.

Apple has registered the APP STORE trademark in the United States, a bid which opposes. “We’ve asked Amazon not to copy the APP STORE name because it will confuse and mislead customers,” Apple spokeswoman, Kristin Huguet, said on Monday. Amazon.com has not yet released an official statement about the matter.

Gadg will be updating you once Amazon files a statement. Meanwhile let us know your valuable opinions on the box below.

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