Woman 'sells out' over product name


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Bloomberg (China Times) is covering the story of Terry Wilson, who reportedly has been paid by Apple to stop using the word "pod" in the name of a protective case she designed for laptop computers. The 53-year-old New Jersey resident--the report doesn't say which exit--owns the trademark for a product she sells over the internet called the TightPod.

"I'm going to be changing the name," said Wilson. "I know that sounds like I'm a sell-out, but I don't have the resources to litigate a trademark case."

An Apple spokesman contacted about the case refused comment.