Two Apples Get Ready For Trademark Face-Off

Law360, New York (March 27, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- The much-anticipated trademark suit between Apple Computer and recording company Apple Corps, set to begin in a London courtroom this week, has sparked sky-high settlement predictions, and has some experts pointing to the case as an example of technology outpacing legal instruments.

The Beatles' company, Apple Corps, sued the California computer maker in London High Court in 2003, alleging that it broke a 1991 agreement under which the companies agreed to share the trademark of the term Apple.

That contract stipulated Apple Computer could use the...
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