Apple Suing Woolworths Over Logo

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  1. mashie

    mashie Mawd Gawd

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    For the very simple reason that you can't trademark numbers is why the i586 was named Pentium in the end.
     
  2. phide

    phide [H]ard as it Gets

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    If Microsoft had a logo worth protecting they might. They seem to believe that taking a random triangularly-shaped bite out of a letter is somehow brilliant.
     
  3. jeremyshaw

    jeremyshaw [H]ardForum Junkie

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    gonna sue you for that.:)
     
  4. jeremyshaw

    jeremyshaw [H]ardForum Junkie

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    it is. Far more so then an apple.:D besides, I think the windows logo is far more recognizeable
     
  5. parasitoid

    parasitoid [H]Lite

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    Yeah, flip that around. And btw apple music won
     
  6. Serpico

    Serpico [H]ardForum Junkie

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    That stupid sweep thing is retarded. I have no idea what the purpose is, it has no impact, no recognizability, no memorability. I wonder how many millions of dollars Microsoft spent in the process of finalizing that as the symbol to represent their operating system. :rolleyes:
     
  7. DeFex

    DeFex [H]ard|DCer of the Month - June 2011

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    Apple lawyers to woolies lawyer in the pub.
    How business?
    A bit slow
    Why don't we get our companies to sue each other
    Cool idea! drinks are on me next week!
     
  8. jeremyshaw

    jeremyshaw [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Same reason for multiple concurrent lawsuits to the same company.
     
  9. flenser

    flenser Limp Gawd

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    In other news, Satan has sued Apple Computer over mis-use of his trademark. Citing original use of an apple with one bite out of it, Satan noted that it was remarkably stupid for someone to both steal Satan's bit AND sue others for putting pictures of fruit on their products.
     
  10. TheBlueChanell

    TheBlueChanell [H]ardness Supreme

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    It seems like everyday apple gives me a reason to dislike them more and more. This is shenanigans.
     
  11. adventurous

    adventurous Gawd

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    Doesn't look at all similar to me at least...oh well good luck to them.
     
  12. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics I don't get it

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    :D

    Gold!
     
  13. Apathy

    Apathy Gawd

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    did anyone else see the woolworth logo and immediately think "walgreens"?
     
  14. billstelling

    billstelling n00b

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    apple sucks. i will never buy their product because they are money grubbing elitest pigs.. and the king of propritary hardware and software. the are a dishonorable bunch for sure.
     
  15. King Icewind

    King Icewind [H]ardness Supreme

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    So how long as Woolworth been around? If they have been around longer, wouldn't this be kinda um funny? :p
     
  16. djoye

    djoye 2[H]4U

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    I remember we had them in South Carolina and I think they disappeared from there in the early-90's but I keep hearing about them existing in the UK.

    I say they turn the stem the other direction and tell Apple to shove it.
     
  17. rapid

    rapid Limp Gawd

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    Woolworths UK recently closed all outlets due to the recession, they completely went under.


    Woolworths AU and NZ still exist though.
     
  18. beowulf7

    beowulf7 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Another great example of why I really dislike Apple.

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    PyroHoltz, that's a great pic you posted on p. 1. :cool: