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Apple’s “Touch” moniker heading for a lawsuit

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Posted September 10, 2007 by admin in News

Upon hearing of the name of the new iPod, HTC president and CEO Peter Chou said, “HTC Touch is a trademark, but I can’t comment right now,” on whether HTC might file suit against the company. Apple’s use of the moniker, however, proves it’s a good product name, he added… HTC is the largest maker of mobile devices based on Microsoft Windows operating systems, and its focus on a 2.8-inch touch screen in the HTC Touch is similar to Apple’s emphasis on touch screen features in its iPhone. The HTC Touch beat the iPhone to market by a few weeks back in June, but the iPhone was unveiled much earlier, at MacWorld Jan. 9.

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