Remember Steve Wozniak’s white
MacRumors discovered that yesterday filed a lawsuit against Lam and his parents who “aided and abetted him” in an alleged infringement and dilution of Apple’s trademarks. They’re seeking damages and demanding that Lam hands over all profits from the sale. At the same time, the company has filed a voluntary dismissal, leaving the door open to a possible settlement. From Apple’s lawsuit:
Defendent Lam willfully and without authorization has used Apple’s trademarks in connection with the sale of his “WhiteConversion Kits,” which among other things included white front and back panels with Apple’s logo and “ ” trademarks that are used in connection with the promotion and sale of Apple’s well known iPhone 4 handheld mobile digital electronic devices. Defendant at all times knew that Apple never has authorized the sale of white panels for its iPhone 4 mobile devices, and that he obtained these panels from sources that were not authorized by Apple or any of its suppliers to sell them.
The filing also exposed the identity of a Foxconn employee who had been providing Lam with white front and back plates (his name is Alan Yang for those that need to know).