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Cisco Sues Apple over Use of the iPhone Name

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Cisco Sues Apple over Use of the iPhone Name

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Cisco Sues Apple over Use of the iPhone Name

Cisco Sues Apple over Use of the iPhone Name

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs wasn't even off the stage from introducing his company's Internet phone, when Cisco Systems filed a lawsuit demanding that he not use the name "iPhone" for his new high-profile product.

The world's largest network equipment maker recently launched its own line of Internet phones with the same name.