iPhone dispute between Apple and Cisco settled

Apple and Cisco have settled the lawsuit over Apple’s use of the Cisco-owned iPhone name. Going forward both companies will use the iPhone brand and they will also explore ways to make their products and services more interoperable.

As part of the agreement, the two companies have agreed to dismiss all iPhone trademark legal actions. Other details of the settlement were not revealed.

And with that, Apple clears another iPhone hurdle. But a few, like a potential lawsuit from Canadian company Comwave Telecom which owns a Canadian trademark on the iPhone name and Quantum Research threatening another lawsuit over the touchscreen technology, still remain.

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