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Apple: iPad has become brandnomer for tablets, letting Proview use the moniker would hurt and confuse consumers

The iPad maker is defending the moniker by insisting the device has become synonymous with both the company name and the tablets. PCWorld quotes Apple’s legal representatives who argued at the Guangdong Province Higher People’s Court hearing this morning that Apple made the iPad name famous in the first place: Among consumers across the world, [...]
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Apple users prepare to whine and cry as Chinese company seeks to stop all exports of the iPad

Technology : The Inquisitr - Tech (2 years ago)

This is a rather curious story in that Apple doesn’t apparently own the iPad name, rather it bought the rights tuse the name in ten countries from a Chinese company called Proview, and right now Proview is suing Apple in China for i... Read Post

How Apple used a British shell company to snap up the iPad trademark from Proview

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 years ago)

If you’re not familiar with the legal battle between Apple and Chinese company Proview over the trademark for the name ‘iPad’, it’s a pretty interesting read. Our latest post on... Read Post

Apple Settles $60M iPad Trademark Suit

Technology : Technology from Newser (2 years ago)

Apple is ending a Chinese trademark spat with a $60 million settlement. Apple bought the rights to the iPad name from Chinese firm Proview in 2009, the US company says—but Proview argues that it maintained rights to the name in Chin... Read Post


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