NEW YORK, Jan 9 (Reuters) – Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO.O: Quote, Profile , Research) said on Tuesday it expected to reach an agreement with Apple Computer Inc. (AAPL.O: Quote, Profile , Research) later Tuesday on its “iPhone” trademark after Apple unveiled a mobile phone with the same name.
Cisco spokeswoman Penny Bruce said the two companies had been in discussions, and it believed that Apple intends to agree to a final document and public statement concerning the trademark.
“We expect to receive a signed agreement today,” she said.
Linksys, a division of Cisco, has launched several wireless products with the iPhone name.
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