Brazilian intellectual property regulators have ruled that Apple does not have exclusive rights to use the “iPhone” trademark in the country, BBC News reports.
As you may remember, Brazilian manufacturer Gradiente had recently launched an Android smartphone series called “IPHONE,” pointing out the registration rights its parent company IGB Eletrônica was granted in 2008 for the “IPHONE” brand after an initial request in 2000.
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