“It’s not something that’s likely to keep the lights blazing at 1 Infinite Loop deep into the night but Apple has just lost a trademark case in the New Zealand courts,” Tim Worstall reports for Forbes. “A small product in a small country isn’t really going to worry all that many people.”
“The matter was about a waterproof case for a phone called ‘driPhone,'” Worstall reports. “Apple objected to this as the name might be thought to be too close to their own trademark, iPhone.”
“The courts essentially told Apple to go away as this did not impinge upon their trademark,” Worstall reports. “That the court also told Apple to pay [New Zealand inventor Hayden Crowther]’s court costs.”
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