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Apple Seeks Agreement with iPhone Trademark Holder in Brazil

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Following up on our post Apple Appealing iPhone Trademark Ruling in Brazil, there is news that Apple may be close to an agreement with the company that currently holds the iPhone trademark in Brazil. Forbes has reported news from the Folha de São Paulo that Apple and IGB Gradiente are seeking a “pacific agreement” regarding the […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

March 18th, 2013 at 10:17 am

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Apple Appealing iPhone Trademark Ruling in Brazil

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Brazil’s copyright regulator, INPI, has ruled that the “iphone” trademark rightfully belongs to a Brazilian company; Apple has already appealed. Gradiente Eletronica SA filed a request to trademark “iphone” in 2000 and was granted permission to use it in 2008. The company launched its own “iphone” line in December 2012. Apple began applying for “iPhone” […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

February 21st, 2013 at 5:44 am

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