Apple is waging war against companies that use the word “pod” in product and company names, arguing customers will be confused by what brand they are buying.
Etc. This is now a regular news story. You… you don’t need LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION for this any more.
If you love a trademark story, set it free. This story is bigger than any blog, bigger, certainly, than my blog. Go, Matt Drudge! Go, Associated Press! Go, go, go Daily Mail!
Fly like the wind, Apple-suing-everybody-over-pod-product-names story! Fly like a bird! Like a bird in the wind! A windy bird!
In other words, we are bored of this story. You’re on your own at this point, unless someone finally gets a judge to say something about it.
UPDATE: I lied. Here’s a very good, insightful article from Wired.