Apple wants to kill the logo of this German bike path, do you think it has a point?

According to the appeal memo, the Apfelroute picture resembles the Apple sign because the fruit seems bitten off on one side, and the leaf, albeit green and the logo heavily stylized, is exactly where it is placed on the famous Apple logo. What do you think, do Apple's lawyers have a point?
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39 Comments

28. Vogue1985

Posts: 449; Member since: Jan 24, 2017

Apple eat a worm, not a REAL apple, rotten Apple Iphone

31. tedkord

Posts: 17318; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

It's amazing that a company that steals actual tech verbatim is upset that a logo is vaguely similar to its own.

32. JMartin22

Posts: 2369; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Jesus, what is wrong with this power tripping company, that looks NOTHING like the Apple logo, especially considering that an apple is a generic iconographic symbol

33. CDexterWard

Posts: 69; Member since: Feb 05, 2018

Random Dad 1: “How’s your son been?” Random Dad 2: “Johnny? Oh wonderful, he’s the apple of my eye." (Door kicked in as Apple lawyers come and take Johnny away) Random Dad 2: “Noooooooo!”

34. Vancetastic

Posts: 1118; Member since: May 17, 2017

As soon as time travel is perfected, Apple is going after Isaac Newton.

35. MarmiteTheDog

Posts: 191; Member since: Jul 31, 2017

Luckily, the EU will tell Apple to get fekked.

36. yalokiy

Posts: 958; Member since: Aug 01, 2016

Time to sue everyone that uses word "Apple".

37. ssallen

Posts: 175; Member since: Oct 06, 2017

What the hell? This is absolutely idiotic. I never would have even thought of Apple computers from a quick glance at that logo. What is Apple thinking? They can't get anything but bad press from this...

39. vickygamit

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Some idiots need get their eyes checked
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