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Apple agrees on licensing terms for use of iconic Swiss clock design

Apple agrees on licensing terms for use of iconic Swiss clock design

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Apple has agreed to pay the Swiss national railway (SBB) for use of its iconic clock design in iOS 6's Clock application. Last month, Apple was accused of plagiarizing the design, made famous by watchmaker Mondaine, and an SBB spokesperson said that it would be seeking "an amicable agreement and compensation" from the electronics giant. That agreement didn't take too long to materialize, as SBB today announced that the two companies have agreed upon and signed a licensing agreement. Neither company has disclosed how much the agreement is costing Apple.