The trademark dispute between Apple and Prepear for a pear logo has been enclosed. The two parties had agreed in good hands, shared the provider of the recipe app now with. The own pear logo will prepair "small changes" But be satisfied with the outcome of the matter. Apple has already given the consent for the change of the logo, it is called in a communication to the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Apple against pears
The new pear leaf (bottom) ends the brand dispute.
Apple had filed an objection against the brand entry of the logo last year: with Prepears Bulben logo, it is one "Minimalist fruit design with turn to the right side that reminds directly to the famous Apple logo", wrote the salaries of the Group last year. End customers could confuse the unions and put in the wrong faith, there is a partnership between the companies.
In the new Prepear logo, the sheet on the pear has a mandated shape, the rest of the fruit remains unnecessary. Since it is not "significant change" At the picture mark, the changed brand entry does not require a new publication or extension, as in the input to the arbitral authority of the brand office. If the new logo is approved, the objection to the brand entry is rejected, it is called by Apple.
Fruit logos unquestionable
Apple’s approach to fruit logos of other companies is famous-born: the trademark scope against the pear logo of Pear Technologies won Apple several years ago, both fruits are already from a biological point of view "closely related" and "a walk alternative to each other", At that time, at the time of the Office of the European Union for Intellectual Property (EUIPO). Against the Rhine bike path apple route, Apple went to the meantime as well as against a Norwegian party with apple logo.