Cisco sues Apple for the name “iPhone”

Cisco sues Apple for having the name iPhone, Cisco obtained the iPhone trademark in 2000 when it acquired Infogear, a small Redwood City, Calif., which originally registered the name. Cisco’s Linksys division has launched Internet phone called “iPhone” a VOIP. The product was officially launched last month.

Natalie Kerris (Apple spokeswoman) said:

“There are already several companies using the iPhone name for VoIP (voice over IP) products. We’re the first company ever to use iPhone for a cell phone. If Cisco wants to challenge us on it, we’re confident we’ll prevail.” Read more here.

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