Steve Jobs... meet Steve Jobs Action Figure

Deep Thinking Steve Jobs.

Apple is threatening the maker of the Steve Jobs action figure.

The very closely matched (and maybe a bit creepy) figurine is 12 inches tall, and comes complete with Job’s fashion get-up of blue jeans, sneakers and black turtleneck sweater. It’s the creation of the Chinese based company InIcons. It is set for sale in February for a targeted $99.

However, legal action is looming from the Apple juggernaut.

But InIcons isn’t afraid. The company demands that “There is no copyright protection for a normal person. Steve Jobs is not a product…so I don’t think Apple has the copyright of him”.

Apple begs to differ, and implicitly states that Steve Jobs and the idea of Steve Jobs is the package completely owned by Apple.

Sources:  Wired, MSNBC, TUAW