Apple (computer) and Apple (records) announced
yesterday they had once again (finally?) resolved their trademark dispute, which dated back to the formation of the computer company in the 1970’s. Under the undisclosed terms of the new agreement, the computer company will be the “owner” of the Apple marks and license back to the music company the ones it uses (e.g., the green apple). And now, at last, iTunes will begin to sell Beatles songs.
I predicted last May that this would be the outcome of the lawsuit brought by the music company two years ago, but it didn’t take a genius to see what was coming. Read more » about Apple v Apple: Helter Skelter
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