Apple sues Amazon over “App Store” trademark

According to an article carried on Bloomberg’s website, Apple, Inc. is suing Amazon over the use of the “App Store” trademark.  The story at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-03-21/apple-sues-amazon-com-over-use-of-app-store-trademark.html mentions the fact that Amazon mentioned carrying Angry Birds, one of the most popular packages in the Apple App Store and that Amazon “improperly used the Apple App Store Trademark”.

Apple apparently is seeking an injunction against Amazon as well as damages for the usage.

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A.P.P.L.E. Chairman of the Board and Club president -- Bill worked for the founder, Val J. Golding and A.P.P.L.E. from 1981 to 1982. In 1999, he began archiving the materials which were distributed and sold by A.P.P.L.E.. That project led to the group that remained of A.P.P.L.E. Bill was involved in the financial industry in Tokyo and has over 20 major office infrastructure projects to his name. In March 2001, he retired to write books and to spend more time pursuing personal interests. As the president of the users group, Bill is in charge of distribution of Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine as well as the organization of this web site. Bill currently resides in Tokyo, Japan and Shelton, Wa splitting time between the places.