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Apple strikes back at Microsoft over App Store

Eileen McDermott, New York


In its reply to Microsoft’s TTAB opposition over the mark App Store, Apple has cited the Windows trade mark as an example of a seemingly generic term that can be trade marked

In January, Microsoft filed a summary judgment motion with the TTAB arguing that the term app store was generic and unregistrable. Apple applied for the mark in 2008.

Microsoft said that, "like shoe store or toy store, [app store] is...


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