Apple tells German Cafe’s logo infringes trademarks

Apple Inc., maker of the iPod and iPad, has sent a cease- and-desist letter to the owners of a Bonn, Germany, cafe, technology news website reported.

Apfelkind cafe, which registered its mark in Munich in June, was told its logo was confusingly similar to Cupertino, California-based Apple, according to

The cafe, which offers a family-oriented coffeehouse setting with a playroom for kids, features apple-related foods and drinks on its menu, such as apple blossom tea, reported.

The proprietor of the cafe said she doesn't think the public is confused by her logo, according to the news website.

(Published by Bloomberg - October 25, 2011)

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