July 9, 2013 / 4:55 PM / 4 years ago

Apple, Amazon end 'app store' lawsuit

July 9 (Reuters) - Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc have agreed to end their lawsuit over who had the right to use the "app store" name to solicit business.

U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton in Oakland, California, on Tuesday ordered that the case be dismissed at the companies' request.

The dismissal came after Apple issued to Amazon a covenant not to sue, eliminating the need for Amazon to pursue a related counterclaim.

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