“The Steven P. Jobs Trust [managed by his widow, Laurene Powell Jobs] is the largest Disney shareholder – owning about 7.7% of the stock,” Alex Knapp reports for Forbes. “Now, as we learned earlier this week, Disney is buying Lucasfilm.”
Knapp reports, “Lucasfilm owns the trademark over the word ‘Droid’ because of the Star Wars films… the name is being used under license… [and] Steve Jobs‘ trust now gets a little bit richer – when people buy an Android Smartphone made by Motorola.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Ha!
Unfortunately, Apple should be getting much more out of the iPhone knockoffs than they currently are – hopefully, someday, finally, the courts will the thieves and rectify this gross and painfully obvious injustice.
Apple’s products came first, then Samsung’s:
Here’s what Google’s Android looked like before and after Apple’s iPhone:
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Titan” for the heads up.]
Apple’s lawsuit sent a message to Google; to Steve Jobs, Android stirred unpleasant memories of Microsoft’s Windows – August 30, 2012
Steve Jobs: ‘I’m going to destroy Android, because it’s a stolen product; I’m willing to go thermonuclear war on this’ – October 20, 2011