The New York Times reports that Apple and Cisco Systems have settled their dispute over the iPhone trademark. In a lawsuit, Cisco had claimed that it has owned the trademark since 2000, and was using it for a line of web-enabled phones. Wednesday night, the two companies announced that they would dismiss legal action against each other, and that Apple could use the name for its device. Furthermore, the two companies announced that they would investigate ways to make their products work together in areas of security and consumer communication…

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/22/technology/22apple.html?ex=1172811600&en=a33cdcb1cb202cd4&ei=5070&emc=eta1