“The trademark suit brought by iCloud Communications against Apple’s iCloud has been dropped, according to court records unearthed this wee,” Jacqui Cheng reports for Ars Technica.
“The company has not publicly commented on the decision to drop its lawsuit, but Apple’s legal team has apparently done a bit of muscle-flexing, as iCloud Communications appears to have a new name: PhoenixSoft/Clear Digital Communications,” Cheng reports.
“iCloud Communications sued Apple following the 2011 Worldwide Developers Conference where the company announced its new iCloud storage and syncing service to replace MobileMe,” Cheng reports. “There was just one twist to iCloud Communications’ lawsuit: it never registered “iCloud” as a trademark with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The company that actually owns the iCloud trademark? Apple.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Edward Weber” for the heads up.]
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