“According to Brazil’s largest daily, Folha de São Paulo, both companies have agreed to end the lawsuit over iPhone and come to some sort of ‘pacific agreement,’ the paper reported on Saturday,” Rapoza reports. “Apple has paid millions for its exclusive use of the word iPhone in the past and will likely pay IGB as well.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]
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