Microsoft has filed a summary judgment in an attempt to block Apple’s filed trademark on the phrase “App Store.” The judgment argues that the app store has become a term similar to the grocery store or shoe shop. If Apple were to trademark the phrase they could sue anyone using the generic term. Read the full article at PCMag.com
Microsoft Fights App Store Trademark
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).