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post #81 of 115
It's always entertaning to see the Apple guys defending their company even under ridiculous circumstances like these..

As I've always said, they better be receiving some kind of compensation, otherwise what a waste of life..
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post #82 of 115
Quote:
Originally Posted by LemonSlice View Post
If it's any consolation, Apple calls it the "App Store" while Amazon calls it the "Appstore." If a case like this can even reach the courts with that kind of ridiculousness, they should also be able to claim that Amazon's name doesn't have the space in between. Fight ridiculousness with ridiculousness?
I noticed the "Appstore" difference too after Google-ing "amazon app store" earlier, as I've never used it.

If anything, I would say making the phrase into a single word is more trademarkable than what Apple is suing over.
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post #83 of 115
Can anyone say they are really surprised?
This is the company that tried to trademark GUI, and overcharges hundreds for crappy locked down computers.

Also, it`s only natural that Apple Fanboi`s would get confused by this, these are the people that pay $400 more for a crappy computer that can`t do very much of anything, "because it just werks!". Newsflash, If Windows is too damn hard for you, you have to go back to gradeschool.
post #84 of 115
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rising View Post
App Store? Really? Simply short for Application Store. It's not as if some genius thought up some clever name. It's like trying to patent, "gas station".
Don't worry they'll lose. Just like when they lost when they went up against google for android being "like" iphone OS
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post #85 of 115
I now will commence to copyright/trademark the articles "a" and "the". WHAT NOW! This is one of the reasons Apple is on my do not buy list. Macinto$h.
 
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The stench of desperation is overwhelming

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post #87 of 115
Once again this shows that Apple is a greedy company. Fail, total, one each.
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post #88 of 115
APP STORE is way too generic. That's like a porn company trying to sue someone for using the term PORN for pornography.
post #89 of 115
This reminds me of when Harley Davidson tried to trademark the exhaust note of a v-twin motor.
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Appazon!
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