It’s official [MacRumors], Apple was denied, not once, but twice by the powers at be for the trademark of the term ‘Multi-Touch’. They’ve been fighting for it every since January 9, 2007. Yes, the day the iPhone was introduced. But why was Apple denied?
The powers that be basically denied Apple because they said multi-touch has become too broad of a term and is not specific to Apple. In fact, it’s used to describe just about any mobile device nowadays. Still, let’s relive the magic that introduced multi-touch to the masses.