Apple and CBS sued for ‘Mighty Mouse’ trademark infringement

“Apple and CBS are being sued for trademark infringement by a competing interface manufacturer,” Andy Space reports for 9 to 5 Mac.

“The case against Apple and CBS was filed by a firm called Man and Machine,” Space reports. “It alleges Apple began selling its Mighty Mouse over one year after Man and Machine began selling waterproof and chemical resistant mice under the same name to labs and hospitals in 2004.”

“Apple licensed use of the Mighty Mouse brand from CBS,” Space reports.

Full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: The very, very worst outcome for Apple? Settle it with petty cash and/or change the name back to “Apple Pro Mouse.” Done. Oh, and from whom did Man and Machine license “Mighty Mouse?”

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