1. News
    July 10th, 2013 by John Ribeiro
    Apple ends litigation against Amazon.com over its use of ‘Appstore’

    A lawsuit filed by Apple over Amazon.com’s use of the term ‘Appstore’ has ended after Apple decided to withdraw the case. Apple...

  2. News
    July 8th, 2013 by Loek Essers
    Apple faces competition for iWatch trademark in Europe

    Following revelations that Apple might have a trademark battle on its hands at home, it now seems it will also face competition in Europe for the...

  3. News
    April 9th, 2013 by Gregg Keizer
    US patent office retracts rejection of Apple’s iPad mini trademark

    The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) last week reversed itself, withdrawing a rejection of Apple’s trademark application for “iPad...

  4. News
    April 2nd, 2013 by Gregg Keizer
    US patent office rebuffs Apple’s iPad mini trademark request

    The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has provisionally denied Apple’s trademark application for “iPad Mini” because the term is “merely...

  5. News
    January 31st, 2013 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Apple cheaper iPhone mini patent published

    An Apple patent for a cheaper iPhone mini with a plastic-body was published by the US Patent Office. The patent suggest that Apple is looking to move...

  6. News
    January 31st, 2013 by John Ribeiro
    Apple wins trademark for retail store design and layout

    Apple has been granted a service mark in the U.S. for the design and layout of its retail store, reflecting the company’s interest to protect...

  7. News
    November 27th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Apple takes ownership of Lightning from Harley-Davidson

    Apple has acquired the Lightning trademark from Harley-Davidson, according to a filing at the EU Patent & Trademark Office. The transfer appears...

  8. News
    November 19th, 2012 by Michael Kan
    iPad shipments jump in China after trademark settlement

    Apple’s iPad shipments for China nearly doubled in the third quarter, after Apple settled in July a lengthy dispute over the iPad trademark...

  9. News
    October 30th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Apple owns trademark for Granny Smith logo

    Apple now owns the Granny Smith logos of Beatles publisher Apple Corps, which according to a 2007 agreement, it will license back to Apple Corps....

  10. News
    July 24th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Proview refuses to pay its lawyers following $60m Apple payout

    Earlier this month, Apple agreed to pay US$60 million for ownership of the iPad trademark in China as part of a settlement with little-known Chinese...

  11. News
    July 4th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Apple owns patent on most intuitive actions

    Apple owns patents that will make it difficult for any other company to make a product as intuitive to use as the iPad or iPhone. In a report, Seeking...

  12. News
    July 4th, 2012 by John P. Mello Jr., TechHive
    Apple’s Proview Payoff May Set Ugly Precedent

    Apple’s reported decision to pay off the financially troubled Chinese company that claims it owns the iPad name could embolden trademark trolls...

  13. News
    July 3rd, 2012 by Michael Kan
    Apple forks out $60 million for iPad trademark in China

    According to a Chinese court, Apple has agreed to pay US$60 million for ownership of the iPad trademark in China. This comes as part of a settlement...

  14. News
    June 10th, 2012 by Sophie Curtis, Techworld
    Google applies for 50 top-level domains

    Google has applied to run more than 50 new top-level domains (TLDs), as part of a programme by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers...

  15. News
    May 29th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    UPDATED: iPad prototype with two dock connectors shows up on eBay

    An alleged first-generation iPad prototype featuring two dock connectors has appeared on eBay, prompting rumours that Apple had previously experimented...

  16. News
    May 23rd, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Court agrees with Apple in Hong Kong Proview iPad case

    The saga between Apple and Proview continues. Now a court in Hong Kong has agreed with Apple that some evidence should be excluded in the case being...

  17. News
    May 11th, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Proview turns down Apple’s offer for iPad trademark

    The latest reports on the ongoing iPad trademark battle claim that Apple has offered to pay $16 million for the trademark, but Proview has turned...

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