The iPhone saga just won't end. And Apple isn't sounding all that diplomatic.
Here's the recap (see Techmeme discussion):
Cisco Sues Apple for Trademark Infringement. Cisco update. Apple response:
"We think Cisco's trademark suit is silly...We believe (their) trademark registration is tenuous at best," said Natalie Kerris, an Apple spokeswoman."There are already several companies using the iPhone name for VoIP (voice over IP) products," Kerris said. "We're the first company ever to use iPhone for a cell phone. If Cisco wants to challenge us on it, we're confident we'll prevail.
"You think PodTech could do an “iPod service” without hearing from Apple’s lawyers? Absolutely not."
Cisco claims Apple used phony company to get name.
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