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Apple Loses Trademark Battle with Mexico’s iFone

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A Mexico court has denied Apple’s request for an injunction that would have stopped the Mexican company iFone from using its own trademarked name on its products — but don’t worry readers in Mexico! You can still purchase an iPhone 5 in your country. How does that work, you may be wondering? Well, the legal […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

November 8th, 2012 at 10:44 am

Hershey Defends Chocolate Milk App with Preemptive Lawsuit

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Hershey’s Chocolate Milk iPhone application allows users to pour a virtual glass of milk, add chocolate, blow virtual bubbles with a straw, and end the entire event with a mooing sound. Sounds fun, right? Well Hershey is worried that Hottrix LLC, the maker of the iMilk app, may eventually come after the chocolate giant alleging […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

September 14th, 2010 at 10:53 am

U.S. Copyright Office: Jailbreaking Your Smartphone is Legal

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The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) does not bar jailbreaking your smartphone, according to the U.S. Copyright Office. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) had asked for a clarification regarding the anti-circumvention clause of the DMCA, which prohibited users from going around technical locks on phones to install and use third party applications not sanctioned by […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 27th, 2010 at 10:17 am

Apple and AT&T Face Class Action Over iPhone Locking

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A couple weeks ago, we talked about the possible class action suit against Apple for antenna and reception issues with the iPhone 4; now we learn a federal judge has given the OK to proceed for a class action suit based on a monopoly claim against Apple and AT&T. Judge James Ware of the US […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 12th, 2010 at 10:09 am

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Apple Could Face Class Action for iPhone 4

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The newly released Apple iPhone 4 is already making a splash in legal news because of a “consumer investigation” by Sacramento, Calfornia firm Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff, LLP into “potential problems” with the phone’s release. The law firm, which has also sued Facebook over allegedly deceptive ads in Farmville and Mafia Wars, wants to talk […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

June 29th, 2010 at 1:18 pm

iPod Nano Class Action Settlement Checks in the Mail

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If you were one of the early admirers of the iPod Nano, you might be getting a check in the mail soon.

The class action lawsuit against Apple because first generation iPod Nanos scratched too easily has been settled.

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Written by Michelle Fabio

April 12th, 2010 at 4:24 pm

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