The Quantum Pontiff

If Only I’d Founded “iPho”

Quick, Batman! To the trademark-mobile along with a stack of three or four letter company names:

Feb 27 (Reuters) – On-demand business phone service provider Nuvio Corp said it filed a lawsuit against Garmin International Inc…alleging Garmin’s Nuvifone infringes on Nuvio trademark, which it uses on its phones and telephony services.

Comments

  1. #1 Blake Stacey
    February 27, 2008

    “iPho” sounds like Apple’s version of a Vietnamese restaurant.

  2. #2 ripero
    February 27, 2008

    IPhO = International Physics Olympiad ;-)

  3. #3 Dave Bacon
    February 27, 2008

    ripero: They should totally sue! :)

  4. #4 JohnQPublic
    February 28, 2008

    Hmmmmm…reminds me of something but iPhogot what it was.

  5. #5 Ben Daim
    July 10, 2008

    Amazing, nuvio said it is seeking a permanent injunction that prohibits Garmin from using the Nuvi name and has also sought damages for past infringement.