Apple suing grocery store
Apple Sues Polish Grocery Store Over API
By Stephanie Mint September 13, 2012 BIZI: EST 5
Two weeks before unveiling its
iphone, Apple was busy a lawsuit against
Polish grocery site A. pl.
1‘ As reported by Polish news outlet Teleports, Apple
is railing against the online deli site because its title
I is just a little too reminiscent of the Cupertino-
g p based company' s moniker.
A. pl, which advertises
delivery, goes by the full name A. PL Internet SA,
While ".pl" is actually Poland' s
domain, Apple is arguing a trademark issue,
demanding that the Polish Patent Office cancel the
site' s trademark. The main allegations, according to Teleports, are the likeness of characters,
and "the use of Apple' s reputation," the site said.
A former logo used by Agirl- owned . pl is also in question by Apple, which believes the
image - a green circle with leaf on top, is too similar to Rupert' Ino' s iconic