Apple Legal Ridiculously demands that a tiny German Tourist Association Change its logo or they'll be Sued
Germany's WDR posted a report about Apple legal coming down hard on a local company for their German trademarked logo as illustrated in our cover photo. The logo which has no resemblance to Apple's logo, has already been incorporated into uniforms, bike racks, cycling maps and banners as part of a tourist drive.
The association Rhine-Voreifel tourismit managing director Eva Konrath told the local news site that "it's unbelievable that such a large company is attacking us."
The association with currently four employees hopes that the lawsuit will be settled out of court. He is trying to accommodate the US corporation now by promising to use the logo only for advertising the bike path – but Apple legal will not let up.
Apple has told the association to change the green leaf and object to the "opening of the Apple on the right side."
On the surface, it looks like Apple legal is out to lunch on this one. Can you honestly see Apple's logo reflected in that German logo in any way shape or form that would justify a lawsuit.
You could read the original German report here.
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