Apple Denied Injunction In App Store Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (July 7, 2011, 1:45 PM EDT) -- The California federal judge overseeing a trademark and competition dispute between Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. on Wednesday nixed Apple’s bid for a preliminary order barring the online retailer from using the term “Appstore” to describe an app service for Android phones.

U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton denied Apple's motion for a preliminary injunction prohibiting Amazon from continuing to use the name “Amazon Appstore for Android," finding the company had failed to establish a likelihood of success on the merits of its trademark infringement and copyright...
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