The Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) features on iphone 4s told the BBC that its decision only applied to handsets, and that the Californiabased company continued to have exclusive rights to use the iPhone name elsewhere including on clothing, in software and across publications.
“I can confirm that INPI published today its decisions about eight trademark applications related to iPhone, from Apple: four applications were rejected and other four were approved,” said the agency spokesman Marcelo Chimento.
“Some were rejected because a Brazilian features on iphone 4s company, Gradiente, made an application for G Gradiente iphone in 2000 and it was approved in 2008. As Apple started its applications for iPhone in 2006, they were denied because Gradiente had a very similar register for cell phones applied some years before the American company.
“The trademarks approved today for Apple were related to other classes, such as education, software development and advertising. Since they are in other classes, different from communications and telephones, they could be approved.”INPI added that Apple had argued that it should have been given full rights since Gradiente had not released a product using the iPhone name until December 2012.
Apple is asking the INPI to cancel features on iphone 4s Gradiente registration through expiration it is arguing that the Brazilian firm did not use the name within a five year limit.
The Manausheadquartered company now sells its Androidpowered iPhone Neo One for 599 reals ($304; 196).
Bloomberg previously reported that the chairman of Gradiente had said: “We open to a dialogue for anything, anytime. we not radicals.”
Apple most recent financial results revealed its cash reserves had grown to $137bn (88bn).
The firm manufacturing partner, Foxconn, currently produces iPhones and iPads among other equipment at its facilities in Brazil.
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