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, [...]
One of the legal disputes Apple has been facing is a trademark problem surrounding the name “iPad” in China. Apparently, the name “iPad” is owned by a company called Proview. Even though Apple bought the right to use the iPad name w...
Apple and Proview, the company challenging over the use of the "iPad" name, squared off in court in Shanghai on Wednesday, where Apple argued that a ban on iPad sales would be a negative for the nation of China.
The success of the iPad has made it the go-to tablet for consumers, leaving Apple in a position to defend its brand and ensure it doesn't become generic.
Apple and Proview squared off in a high court in Beijing on Wednesday over use of the "iPad" name, where Apple accused Proview of "conspiratorial" actions to gain money.