First, when you search the US Patent and Trademark Office database for iPhone you will see 4 separate trademark applications for the term “iPhone”. A repeater would be better https: The newest Linksys cordless phone, the iPhone CIT, does not require a computer at all and is my favorite cordless Skype phone yet. Once it is connected, just use the LCD display to choose whether to call from your phone line or through Skype. The trademark application states: They ruled it belongs to McDonalds.

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Answered on Jul 18, Be the first to review this item. But it is beaming in one direction.

I really found this feature to be the big seller with this phone. They ruled it belongs to McDonalds. Unfortunately, however, Linksys advertises that you can add additional phones mwc an intercom feature. Answered on Nov 12, This seems to be a symptom of a configuration error, which can be fixed by resetting the router to factory default. In terms of the interface, the CIT comes pre-loaded with Skype, just like the model before dit300.

Apple vs. Cisco over iPhone

Answered on Oct 14, In fact, the court has ruled in the past in favor of McDonalds against a mattress company that tried to trademark McSleep. No Longer Available Update Location close. Linksys also carried over the intercom, speakerphone, and page-phone options found on cit30 CIT You will also have to set a name and password for the wifi section of your router if it has wifi if you don’t want it to be freely iphnoe by everyone within wifi range.


I recommend creating a new Skype account if you plan on purchasing a CIT; that way, buddies can reach you at your computer on one account lin,sys downstairs in your living room on another.

Though, the experts state this is perhaps the weakest argument since both products are still phones. The CIT allowed for a linosys more customization, as I was able to change the phone’s background and theme. Yes the Cisco iPhone is a VoIP phone, but the Apple iPhone is a portable computing device that is a mobile phone, Internet browser, data device, mp3 player, and more.

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Ask a Question Usually answered in minutes! Skip to main content All you need is a router If the power draw needed exceeds the capability of the port, it won’t work properly. Obviously, Apple must think they have a legal case in fighting Cisco on this.

How to reset Linksys router. I guess they missed that.

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You will now have reset the router to factory default. The NBC News reporter told me he spoke with some patent and trademark attorney experts and they believe that Apple thinks there are other companies out there with goods or services called iPhone, not just Cit30. In terms of call quality, I was able to hold clear phone calls around my house without dropping any calls.


Apple is noticeably absent from this list, so perhaps one of these companies is a shell company acting on behalf of Apple.

US Finally, the products are so different, nobody could confuse the two. Here’s the complete list: Here’s the part I love most, though: Of course the CIT-series didn’t have the name iPhone until very recently.

Answered on Sep 06, Another linkays that trademark experts are saying is that Cisco in effect let their trademark expire and only brought it back later AFTER Apple had already brought to market a family of marks and products with the letter “i”. It will hear the signal and then re-transmit it mc extend the signal range. Most experts expect that Cisco and Apple will settle this dispute before it goes to court, but knowing Steve Jobs, I wouldn’t be surprised if he battles big, mighty Cisco.

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