Apple rebuts Amazon’s stance that ‘app store’ is a generic term

Apple rebutted Amazon.com’s stance that “app store” is a generic term in its latest filing related to its trademark infringement suit against the Amazon Appstore.”Apple denies that the mark APP STORE is generic and, on that basis, denies that the Amazon Appstore for Android service is an ‘app store,'” the Cupertino, Calif., tech giant said in a document filed Thursday in an Oakland federal court. “Apple further denies that defendants [Amazon] have the right to use APP STORE as a trademark in connection with Amazon’s mobile software download service for Android devices.”To read this Los Angeles Times report in full, see:
latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2011/05/apple-refutes-amazon-stance-that-app-store-is-a-generic-term.html

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