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Originally Posted by Kaldari View Post
App is short for application. Store.. How can someone claim rights to such a generic phrase?
Microsoft took apple to court over just what you said above.

it is ridiculous.

i need to claim the letter " A ". so i can sue apple for having A in their companies name.
    
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Apple's patheticness is always disgusting me. I remember back when they tried to sue google cause they thought android was "too much like" their sucky little IOS. Hope apple dies some day. Soon.
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App store....really, I hope apple loses
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Lol. Just released and they are already sued.

Apple needs to chill.

EDIT: In agreement with an earlier post. Yes... why not sue Intel for their store?

Apple is just throwing another hissy fit as usual.
Edited by nevermiind - 3/22/11 at 10:24am
    
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post #65 of 115
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This is just getting ridiculous. How the hell can you sue someone for the use of a generic term?

I'm going to trademark the word "car". Every car maker will have to pay me to use the word.

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Make sure to trademark the word "automobile" while you're at it, that way car markers can't fall back on that word
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Oh God... this is pathetic. By Apple's logic "supermarket" should belong to only the first supermarket that opened and they deserve compensation from all others who used "supermarket" in their name. If I were Amazon, I'd rename it to "iStore" just to annoy them. I bet they still can't do a thing about it.
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more like crapp store..

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I'd rename it to "iStore" just to annoy them.
Now that would be hilarious.
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Lol. Just released and they are already sued.

Apple needs to chill.

EDIT: In agreement with an earlier post. Yes... why not sue Intel for their store?

Apple is just throwing another hissy fit as usual.
SUE INTEL!? Oh no no no my friend... Apple wouldn't want to lose the company which makes their hardware, they would be alone with their A4 and A5 chi... oh that's Samsung...
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I remember months ago when apple was vying to get "app store" trademarked--I guess it went through. It flabbergasts me that you can trademark a descriptive phrase. I can see being able to trademark a legit word when it doesn't pertain to the accepted use of that word/phrase--like "Windows," has nothing to do with a physical window. But app store--anyone should be able to use that, so long as it's a store for app(lication)s.

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