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Old Nov 3, 2012, 10:05 PM   #251
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Can Apple just stop suing everyone already? Jeez.
But what else could they do, innovate like they used to?

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I wouldn't be surprised if the name iFone originated from iMac and iPod, so tracing it back to its roots... Maybe Apple will sue over the use of the i?
I wouldn't be surprised.

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Don't know about anyone else but companies sticking and "i" in front of their product/company name leaching off Apples success deserves everything they get.
Yea cause Apple owns the letter "i." I could see it now on Sesame Street. This is episode was brought to you by the letter "i." BAM APPLE SUES BIGBIRD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Apples success of iProducts in 2003? What was there, only like an iMac or something. iPhone didn't come out until 2007. How is this leaching off Apple's success? Please stop trying to defend corporate companies when they are in the wrong.[COLOR="#808080"]
I hate when people reply like this but...

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Yeah, and the iMac was ****, eh?
Stop playing the Apple Defense Department here and face it, Apple is sue happy these days. Instead of innovating to shut Samsung up, they sue. Plain and simple really.
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Old Nov 4, 2012, 12:59 AM   #252
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Wow, great read. Love it when little guys like your brother are able to step up to the big boys.

Well done to him!
Didn't know he was part of Rockstar North.

Well done!
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Old Nov 4, 2012, 01:32 AM   #253
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Yet another dumb ruling. iPhone is "different" than ifone... Duh!!



What pool of resources are these countries getting their judges from?!?
You don't know what "phonetics" means?

for anyone else who comments without knowing what they are talking about, read this first: Phonetics means it sounds the same, as in with sound waves. Written in text, it is spelled differently but if you heard a recording of someone saying it out loud there would be no way to know the difference.
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Old Nov 4, 2012, 03:48 AM   #254
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I guess it's only a question of time before they sue Iran and Iraq for their obvious trademark infringement.
It's not iRan or iRaq!! Or iZrael... or iNdia.
You probably have half of the world places starting with "I"
So you can relax, Apple is not going to do that
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Old Nov 4, 2012, 09:20 AM   #255
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It doesn't need an offer, if iFone sues Apple, according to Mexican laws, it could win up to 40% of the sales that Apple makes using the iPhone brand since the first introduction of the iPhone in Mexico. And since Apple has never win an argument in this case, the Mexican company has a great chance to win.
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Old Nov 4, 2012, 01:24 PM   #256
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Completely ridiculous!
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Old Nov 4, 2012, 01:59 PM   #257
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I find funny those comments about apple leaving Mexico because of the drug cartels.

You know there are cartels in Mexico due to the drug consuming country at the north of them, right?

There are many Mexicans being killed just to avoid the drugs from reaching the backyard of any of our regular high schools here in the US, and also, you all believe those drugs are getting here without the active collaboration of the sweet gringo, right?

Some posters here put the "I" in ignorance.... Mmm, it could be a cool apple product: " the I-ignorance" coming to a store near you.
Amen bro, my dad (military forces) fought all his life to prevent drug lords to succeed in taking the drugs to kids in Mexico and the USA, a lot of his friends died or had their lives destroyed, unfortunately most people from the USA don't know this, or they don't care, they only see one side of the coin, Mexicans are the bad guys and they are the good guys... ignorance and indifference are worst than all the drugs combined.
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Old Nov 4, 2012, 02:16 PM   #258
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Yea cause Apple owns the letter "i." I could see it now on Sesame Street. This is episode was brought to you by the letter "i." BAM APPLE SUES BIGBIRD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I think that's terrible what with the threat of redundancy facing him and all. Talk about kicking a bird when he's down.
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Old Nov 4, 2012, 02:47 PM   #259
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I wouldn't be surprised if the name iFone originated from iMac and iPod, so tracing it back to its roots... Maybe Apple will sue over the use of the i?
Yeah, right along with iZod.
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Old Nov 4, 2012, 07:12 PM   #260
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Can Apple just stop suing everyone already? Jeez.
I used to work in the biotech seed industry where everyone sues each other all the time. The seed industry is what is called a mature market, that is it's not getting any bigger so the participants squabble over market share.

Apple's suing everyone is a sign that they are out of new ideas and just trying to protect old ones.
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Old Nov 4, 2012, 10:41 PM   #261
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I wouldn't be surprised if the name iFone originated from iMac and iPod, so tracing it back to its roots... Maybe Apple will sue over the use of the i?
Apple Kool-Aid working as intended
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Old Nov 5, 2012, 07:01 AM   #262
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Apple don't care. They did the same with iPhone and iOS form Cisco...
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Old Nov 5, 2012, 07:10 AM   #263
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The two very sad points that are just bleeding out of this forum are:

1.) The fact that not too many even bothered to read the entire article until. Which is evident until about page 8.

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2.) The fact that even after people started to understand that Apple sued a company that had a trademark at least 4 years before the iPhone; they continued to argue hair-splitting points just to save face . . . . much like their beloved company.

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Love MR. Get warned for double-posting but feel free to post as much racist and bigoted tripe as you like.
Agreed! I've been trying to get that across to many of the moderators, but so long as you say things they like and that go along with their own biased and bigoted perceptions then you are fine.

There are about 4 pages worth of racist and bigoted comments written about Mexico and Mexicans but in the mods eyes, "Who cares! They aren't bashing my country, or Apple, so let them stay."
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Old Nov 5, 2012, 09:38 AM   #264
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I cannot remember a product, but an example of a company name (which would be equivalent to the current case, as iFone is a company name) predating the iMac announcement is iTECH. Apparently they filed the iTECH trademark in late 1997.
OK. That's one case. Conceded.

However, since the advent of the iMac, the i prefix has become almost synonymous with Apple. But even Apple has licensed or struck deals with owners of names that predate its ownership, like iPhone and the aforementioned IOS.

I just think that anything named i-anything after Apple made the prefix ubiquitous is just ripping. But that's what lawyers are for, and I'm not one. Don't really care either way; I just find it amusing.
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Old Nov 5, 2012, 10:28 AM   #265
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You don't know what "phonetics" means?

for anyone else who comments without knowing what they are talking about, read this first: Phonetics means it sounds the same, as in with sound waves. Written in text, it is spelled differently but if you heard a recording of someone saying it out loud there would be no way to know the difference.
Well, Duh! Thank you for schooling yourself on this matter.

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Old Nov 5, 2012, 01:09 PM   #266
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Itís not them going after Apple itís Apple going after them.
What did you do just read the title?
No, I misread the article. Even worse.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 12:27 PM   #267
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Didn't anyone ever taught you to "NEVER GIVE UP"?
Didn't anyone ever taught you how to speak?
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 01:01 PM   #268
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Yet another dumb ruling. iPhone is "different" than ifone... Duh!!



What pool of resources are these countries getting their judges from?!?
The good one that doesn't go all weak at the knees when Cupertino flex their muscle.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 03:12 PM   #269
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Didn't anyone ever taught you how to speak?
What's with your late and pointless comment?
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 04:42 PM   #270
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The good one that doesn't go all weak at the knees when Cupertino flex their muscle.
No. Just ones with a 2nd grade education.

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What's with your late and pointless comment?
Just as pointless as yours
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Just as pointless as yours
Well that's your opinion. At least my comment wasn't late.
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Well that's your opinion. At least my comment wasn't late.
Correct, my opinion. Just like it is your opinion that my post was pointless.

Sooooooo sorry it was "late" didn't know the forum had a time frame.

You can move on now.
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Correct, my opinion. Just like it is your opinion that my post was pointless.

Sooooooo sorry it was "late" didn't know the forum had a time frame.

You can move on now.
Well, it seems you have nothing to do.
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