By Stephanie Rabiner on October 18, 2011 5:42 AM
A copyright and trademark battle is brewing, and it involves the Steve Jobs tribute logo.
Three individuals claim to have independently created the popular image, which replaces the bite mark on the Apple logo with a profile of Steve Jobs.
One claims to have created his logo in May. Another says he created his in August. And a third says he designed the logo on the day of Jobs’ death.
The last one, Farzin Adeli, has since filed for copyright and trademark protection.
Adeli is going to have a difficult time obtaining exclusive rights to his image, but not because two others created it before him.
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