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Apple settle with Swiss Federal Railways SBB over the use of the railway station clock on the iPad and iPhone

Apple reach an agreement with Swiss Federal Railways SBB over the SBB station clock on the iPhone, i

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Oct 13, 2012 3:45 am

Apple have reached an agreement with the Swiss Federal Railways SBB, where the Cupertino-based company will have the right to use the SBB station clock on iOS-based devices. The two company's have reached a license agreement over the iconic clock.

 

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In order for Apple to use the SBB station clock on iOS-based devices, the Swiss Federal Railways SBB and Apple reached, agreed and signed a license agreement. The iconic Railway station clock was built in 1944 by engineer and designer Hand Hilfiker.

 

Hilfiker designed the clock for the SBB, and is iconic for both the Railway, and the country. Apple have agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to the SBB for the use of the clock, where we'll probably never know just how much the Cupertino-based company paid to copy someone else's design. Clocks do have a rounded design...

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