“Apple Inc. sued Amazon.com Inc., saying the online retailer is improperly using Apple’s ‘App Store’ trademark for a mobile software developer program,” Edvard Pettersson reports for Bloomberg.
“Apple, in a complaint filed March 18, accused Amazon.com of trademark infringement and unfair competition and asks for a court order to prevent the company from using the ‘App Store’ name as well as for unspecified damages,” Pettersson reports.
“Amazon.com since January has started to solicit developers for a future mobile software download service, Apple said,” Pettersson reports. “Amazon.com has used ‘Amazon Appstore Developer Portal’ and ‘Amazon Appstore’ in connection with this service, according to the complaint.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Ellis D.” for the heads up.]
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