CNET News.com: Cobalt may sue Apple over Cube rights
Jul 29, 2000, 16:38 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Cobalt Networks, maker of a Linux server called the Qube,
apparently is considering legal action against Apple Computer over
Apple's new G4 Cube."
"Cobalt representatives wouldn't comment on whether the company
was considering a suit. The possibility of legal action is a
"reasonable conclusion," though, given the fact that the company
isn't denying the possibility, chief operating officer Gary Martell
said in an interview today."
"Given Cobalt's history, a suit likely would take issue with
the name, rather than the shape, of the computers. Cube Computer
filed a suit against Cobalt in December 1998, alleging that
Cobalt's Qube infringed on the trademark of Cube