Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Proview ipad trademark

  • Proview Technology (Shenzhen) claims it owns the iPad trademark in China and a Shenzhen court ruled in its favor last December. Proview has since launched a multi-pronged approach to get Apples iPads off the shelves -- with mixed success.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • A Chinese firm involved in a trademark row with Apple over the iPad name is preparing for talks with the US technology giant, the Chinese firms lawyer said Tuesday, raising hopes for a settlement.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The company has appealed to Guangdongs High Court against an earlier ruling in Proviews favor. Apple insists it holds the trademark rights to the iPad in China.
  • (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
  • is reportedly entangled in a legal dispute in China pertaining to the "iPad" trademark. The legal dispute involves Shenzhen-based Proview Technology; a division of now-bankrupt Proview International Holdings.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • The dispute between Proview and Apple over the iPad trademark heated up on Friday when Proview said it would sue the US tech giant for a violation of their agreement by using the trademark to compete against it.
  • (China.Org)
  • The company has appealed to Guangdongs High Court against an earlier ruling in Proviews favor. Apple insists it holds the trademark rights to the iPad in China.
  • (Times of India)
  • The iPad- and iPhone-maker yesterday sent a letter to Proview International, which claims to own the iPad trademark in China, threatening a countersuit in the case that has humbled Apple in China, where sales of iPads are being blocked.
  • (New York Post)
  • Apple Inc. (AAPL) agreed to pay Proview International Holdings Ltd. (0334.HK) 35,000 British pounds for the iPad trademark, according to a cache of documents that include emails and a contract detailing an agreement between the two companies.
  • (Documents - NASDAQ)
  • Feb. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. can use some documents filed previously by Proview International Holdings Ltd. in the Hong Kong courts, aiding the iPad maker's efforts in a trademark dispute over the tablet computer's name in China.
  • (Businessweek)
  • ProView is attempting to extort up to $2 billion out of Apple on this claim even after Apple settled with the company in 2010 for about $50,000 per country in order to secure the iPad trademark.
  • (Boston Globe)

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