Apple and Cartier resolve legal tussle over iPhone app

Apple removed two iPhone applications from its App Store that allegedly infringed on the trademark of Cartier International

Apple removed two iPhone applications from its App Store that allegedly infringed on the trademark of Cartier International, according to the Wall Street Journal. The move came just one day after the French jeweler and watchmaker filed the suit against Apple for distributing the free iPhone application Fake Watch and selling a premium Fake Watch Gold Edition. Both apps told time with look-alike famous wrist watches, including Cartier's Tank watch.

In response to the removal of the iPhone apps, Cartier withdrew its lawsuit.

Apple didn't return either a voice mail or e-mail request for comment.

The brouhaha tarnishes yet again Apple's mobile software approval process which has been a source of criticism by developers and consumers. Apple got into trouble from child's right activists a few weeks ago over the baby shaking game incident

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