Apples and Oranges: The VSBT vs. Apple Inc. Logo Dispute

January 14th 2011 -- admin

In 2008, the Victoria School of Business and Technology (now Q College) made international news when Apple accused them of infringing on their trademarked logo. Here's a full recap of the legal letters, responses and media coverage surrounding the logo dispute.










   Read the August 26, 2008 Apple Legal Letter




  Read VSBT's September 24, 2008 Response





  Read the February 4, 2009 Apple Legal Letter





  The Most Read News Story Across BC - September 30, 2008





  Read Victoria News article - October 1, 2008










  Listen to CBC's BC Almanac interview - October 6, 2008 (mp3)


  Listen CBC Radio One interview - October 6, 2008 (mp3)


  Listen Jian Ghomeshi's CBC Radio interview - October 10, 2008 (mp3)


Listen to the Retro MacCast interview with Rob Janoff the original designer of Apple's logo - May 23, 2009 (mp3)


  Listen to a Camosun Student Report - December 2, 2008


Globe & Mail article: Will Apple's Suit Against B.C. School Bear Fruit? - Oct. 6, 2008

CBC News article: No Apple for Vancouver Island School, Says Computer Corporation - Oct 6, 2008

Times Colonist article: Logo is at Core of Apple Dispute - Oct. 7, 2008


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