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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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Proview notes "big gap" in Apple's settlement terms

Technology Industry News / Apple : The Unofficial Apple Weblog (2 years ago)

Apple and Proview are talking settlement in their dispute over the iPad trademark in China, but the two companies are far from reaching an agreement. Roger Xie, lawyer for Proview, told Bloomberg, "The Guangdong Higher People's cour... Read Post

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

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 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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