21085098 story Apple: an 'App Store' Is Not a Store For Apps 279 Posted by Soulskill on Friday May 20, 2011 @04:48PM from the do-you-read-the-words-you-write dept. recoiledsnake writes "What would be your first guess about what an app store sells? Don't be fooled, Apple warns, the phrase 'app store' is not generic and can only be used to describe Cupertino's... um, app store? 'Apple denies that, based on their common meaning, the words "app store" together denote a store for apps,' Apple said in a Thursday filing with a California district court. All this notwithstanding that Jobs himself used the phrase generically while referring to Android app stores. We've previously discussed this ongoing legal battle."