Swatch Opposes Apple's 'iWatch' Trademarks

Apple has hit a potential snag in its much-anticipated development of an Internet “smartwatch”, with Swatch objecting to trademark applications submitted by the U.S. company. The world’s biggest watchmaker said it had registered complaints against Apple’s applications for the trademark “iWatch”, claiming it is too similar to the Swiss company’s own “iSwatch” -- a wristwatch with a digital display.