Five years ago, Apple launched its App Store, revolutionizing the way iDevice users could acquire and deploy new applications. Keeping pace, in early 2011 Amazon broke virtual ground on its Appstore for Android. Not surprisingly, Apple came calling, but not to welcome Amazon to the neighborhood. Apple accused Amazon of violating its trademark rights in the App Store name.
In my last post, I explained the difference between a trial and an appeal and highlighted the manner in which an appellate court rules on issues before it. In this post, I’d like to focus in more on the specific process for appealing a verdict in Virginia.