For some people the only time they are not playing with their iPhone is when they are asleep. Now even this moment of rest is gone with cushions with an iPhone design from the Dutch company iCushions.net.
Assuming this company does not have a official license from Apple, the question is whether or not this is legally allowed. We think not. Apple Inc. is the inventor and designer of the iPhone and the layout and design of the iPhone (the screen with the folders) are registered as a European trademark and as a European design.
Especially with the industrial design registration Apple can claim protection of the visual appearance of the iPhone on any product incorporating the design, including pillows.
Let’s see if Apple is going to take action.
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