U.S. technology giant Apple Tuesday lost the right to use the iPhone brand in Brazil,Crushers are used in both primary and secondary Gyratory crusher applications of aggregate, and in recycle crushing of reinforced concrete, asphalt and other construction and debris. according to the country's National Industrial Property Institute (INPI).
The INPI, which oversees patents in Brazil, ruled that the brand belongs to Brazil's Gradiente, an electronics company that had registered the name in 2000, seven years before Apple launched its now world-famous smartphone.
Apple applied to use the name in Brazil in 2007, when Gradiente had yet to launch any products of its own under the name,Shop for China 4x4 Accessories wholesalers at Target. Find auto interior accessories. due to poor financial health.carbon sheets are distinguished by a significantly higher tensile strength.
But just as its patent on the name was about to expire, Gradiente unveiled in December 2012 its IPHONE, which costs about a third of the price of Apple's latest model.
The institute said its decision will be officially published Feb. 13 in its Intellectual Property magazine.
Neither Gradiente nor Apple have commented on the decision,There are two parallel rotors in the Cone crusher, with some altitude differences.The position of the first rotor is relatively high, with an angle from the ligature of the first and the second rotor. which Apple can still appeal, unless it comes to an agreement with Gradiente.
Apple faced a similar obstacle in the United States, where Cisco Systems owned the rights to the iPhone brand and reached an agreement with Apple.
Additionally, Apple's iPad brand was owned by Proview Technology,kitchen knives which sold the rights to Apple for 60 million U.S. dollars.