Amazon Slams Apple's False Ad Claim In 'App Store' IP Row

Law360, New York (October 19, 2012, 7:58 PM EDT) -- Amazon.com Inc. urged a California federal judge on Wednesday to cut a false advertising claim from Apple Inc.'s lawsuit accusing the online retailer of infringing its “App Store” mark, saying the claim was based on a novel theory that would “turn trademark law on its head.”   

Amazon moved for summary judgment in September on the false advertising claim that Apple included in its trademark and unfair competition suit, and in Wednesday's filing, the online retailer took issue with Apple's opposition to its motion and again asked...
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