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Cisco iPhone patent challenged...by Canadian telecommunications provider

Discussion in 'News' started by zekrahminator, Jan 27, 2007.

  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    While Cisco is busy worrying about whether or not Apple will get to use the iPhone name, Canadian telecommunications provider Comwave is threatening to take legal action against Cisco if they do not change their own iPhone's name. Comwave has owned and been offering an iPhone service since 2004. The president of Comwave claims that "there has been a Comwave iPhone for years, and, (according to)Canadian law on first use, iPhone is ours". Comwave claims that both Cisco and Apple should have thought of other names for their various telecom devices.

    Source: CNET
     
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    lmao thats great lets all sue for the iphone name
     
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    the iBlahblah name is Apple's. It's rediculous for any other company to offer such services or take the name. It's like ATI starting to name their products nAVIVO or something crappy like that.
     
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    They better be careful or Apple might pull out their iKnife and start stabbing poeple.
     
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    iRape them all...

    Suing seems to be hip now, let's all sue for something.
    I broke my arm falling of a chair made by Nintendo, let's sue them :rockout:
     
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    Sew your arm together... but sue in court!

    If you sew in court... you'll be laughed at LOL
     
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    Shhh or I'll rape you :p

    :roll: :laugh:

    Thanks for pointing that out.. :eek:
     
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    WarEagleAU Bird of Prey

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    This is just too rich
     
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    First use law sounds pretty stupid. As you probably know Cisco's patent dates back to 1996 which they bought in 2001. Predating this.

    So according to this first use law, say if i started using the name Vista as soon as Microsoft filed the patent, i could force them to change names in Canada?
     
  10. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    lol at canada this is why i live in America we have real laws here :D like no gays in texas :roll:
     

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