Apple, Prepear enter settlement negotiations over fruit logo trademark

Apple and Prepear recently entered settlement talks over the meal planning app’s disputed pear-shaped logo, a design which the tech giant maintains is too similar to its own iconic apple mark.The iPhone maker raised eyebrows in August when it formally objected to a trademark application from meal planning firm Super Healthy Kids, which filed for a minimalist pear illustration to go along with its app Prepear. According to Apple, the pear logo bears too close a resemblance to its “famous Apple Logo” and “creates a similar commercial impression.”A similar grievance was lodged in Canada weeks later.Read more…
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