Court Dismisses Apple's 'Appstore' Claims Against Amazon

Related: Amazon, Apple, Appstore, App Store, Android

Here an App Store, there an Appstore, everyone has an App Store. A United States district court just dismised the claim from Apple that Amazon.com was trying to mislead consumers with their launch of a mobile 'appstore.' Their argument was that they've been using 'App Store' for years, and that 'Appstore' would create confusion that it had something to do with Apple.

The court has just ruled that the mere use of 'Appstore' was too generic of a term, and that there was no deceit of users by Amazon in any of the marketing.

Think that's it? No, there's still 6 more parts to the case to go on the trademark infringement case that have yet to be ruled on.

The Amazon Appstore for the Google Android operating systems was opened on March 22, 2011 and is now available worldwide.




Comment & Share

Related Links
Clean, Crisp, Fewer Clicks: the Redesigned Chase Mobile App for iPhoneClean, Crisp, Fewer Clicks: the Redesigned Chase Mobile App for iPhone
April 17, 2014
Amazon Fire TV's Voice Search Gets New PartnersAmazon Fire TV's Voice Search Gets New Partners
April 17, 2014
Adam Scavone Co-Founder of the New York Cannabis Alliance Featured On The Alan Berman Show POT-CAST Brought To You By Verde Media Group Inc.Adam Scavone Co-Founder of the New York Cannabis Alliance Featured On The Alan Berman Show POT-CAST Brought To You By Verde Media Group Inc.
April 17, 2014
Ever Shaved Your Beard with Your iPhone? Now You Can; Let “Funny Beards,” the New App for iOS, Show You HowEver Shaved Your Beard with Your iPhone? Now You Can; Let “Funny Beards,” the New App for iOS, Show You How
April 17, 2014
Social Gaming Market in the USSocial Gaming Market in the US
April 17, 2014


About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts

Subscribe for News & Specials