Oatmeal Studios is a New England based card company that was started 35 years ago in Vermont. The company is suing TheOatmeal.com, a comic website founded by Matthew Inman. TheOatmeal.com now has a partnership in place with Recycled Greetings to publish his cards. Below is a statement that Oatmeal Studios sent out about the lawsuit:
Posts From November 22nd, 2012
General Motors has acquired Ally Financial’s international operations. Ally agreed to sell their European and Latin American businesses as well as a share of a joint venture in China to GM’s financial arm for around $4.2 billion. Ally Financial has been looking to raise money to help pay back their government bailouts.
In the original Verizon FiOS iPad app, the company did not have the ability to stream live TV channels directly to the tablet. The app was just limited to a remote control. The app has been updated and now it allows users to stream any of 75 channels as long as they are connected to their home WiFi network according to Engadget. The Verizon FiOS app has similar features in its apps for the Xbox 360 and the Samsung Smart TV. The update includes a tweak to the remote control pairing process and has iOS 6 support.
HTC and Apple made a patent settlement earlier this month. Now Samsung has asked the court to force Apple turns over their settlement agreement with HTC. U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal granted the request.
Amazon.com has launched an Instant Video app for the Nintendo Wii U. The Amazon Instant Video app for the Nintendo Wii U home console gives customers easier access to over 140,000 movies and TV episodes available to purchase or rent from the Amazon Instant Video library.
Apple now owns the iMessage registered trademark. Apple’s newest trademark was officially registered on November 20th. The trademark was first registered in September 2011 according to Patently Apple. Apple iMessage was launched at WWDC in June 2011. iMessage works on iOS and OS X devices. Text and photos can be sent between devices without consuming the data plan. Apple has submitted their fourth Passbook related trademark application. The filing also covers the app’s icon under International Classification 035.
There is a heavily redacted public version of Apple and HTC’s licensing agreement that was discovered yesterday. The ten-year licensing deal includes a “change of control” clause that automatically terminates the agreement if one of the parties get bought out.