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Proview suit against Apple dismissed in California

Regular readers will be aware that Proview Electronics have been gunning for Apple, entering into legal wrangles in China over the iPad trademark. Proview won’t be happy as a California judge, Mark Pierce dismissed the lawsuit against Apple which was first filed in February. Proview had claimed that Apple deceived …

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Apple fork out $60 million to use iPad trademark

Apple have paid out $60 million for ownership of the iPad trademark in China. This is part of a settlement with a Chinese firm called Proview who have tried to ban sales of the tablet. The Guangdong Province Higher People’s Court have announced the settlement today, saying that the legal …

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Apple CEO visits Foxconn factory in China

Tim Cook, Apple CEO has decided to visit China this week, on a relationship building exercise, visiting many dignitaries and partner factories. One of the high profile press events occurred at a troubled Foxconn factory in China. China is a huge market for all the major technology players, and they …

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Apple face global battle over ‘iPad’ name

The legal action over the ‘iPad’ name is being taken to the next level by Proview as they seek to regain ‘worldwide rights’. Proview Electronics are suing Apple for alleged fraud and unfair competition, hoping that they can reclaim ownership after a 2009 sale of the name. Proview, a Taiwanese …

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Apple’s China problems could roll over into US

Regular readers of Kitguru will already know that Apple are facing a potential customs ban in China over a trademark dispute for the iPad name. The problem now looks as if it could expand into the US territory. A representative for Proview in China said “I think in the future …

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iPad 3 could face customs ban in China

Apple may face problems in China for the upcoming release of their iPad 3 tablet computer. They are locked in battle with Proview, a company who claim that Apple are infringing on the ‘iPad trademark’. Proview have filed for a customs ban with local authorities to stop the import and …

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Apple being sued for $38m over ‘iPad’ name

The term ‘iPad’ may be synonymous with Apple, but a Chinese company are suing the shiny fruit maker in a dispute over the iPad trademark. They have said they are also demanding an apology and anticipates that Apple will be fined $38 million by a Beijing court. AppleInsider have the …

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