Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Western Digital Raises its Offer For Toshiba's Memory Business: report
Sony Releases Second-Generation Generation of Digital Paper
DJI Spark Drone Takes Off From Your Hand
Xbox Game Pass Launches June 1 With More Than 100 Games
Intel to Integrate Thunderbolt 3 into Future CPUs
Hackers Expose Galaxy S8's Iris Scanner Security, Samsung Investigates Issue
Samsung Gear 360 Availabile In-Stores For $230
Garmin VIRB 360 is a 5.7K waterproof 360-cam
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Chinese...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, February 20, 2012
Chinese Court Rules Shops Should Pull iPads


Shenzhen Proview Technology has won a round in its legal dispute with Apple over the iPad trademark after a lower court ruled against sales of the tablet computer in China.

The Intermediate People's Court in Huizhou, a city in southern China's Guangdong province, had ruled on Friday that distributors should stop selling iPads in China.

In its battle with Apple, Proview is utilizing lawsuits in several places and also requesting commercial authorities in 40 cities to block iPad sales.

Apple claims that its case is still pending in mainland China. The company has appealed to Guangdong's High Court against an an earlier ruling in Proview's favor.

Apple claims that it holds the trademark rights to the iPad in China and worldwide. The company says it bought Proview's rights to the iPad trademark in 10 different countries several years ago. However, Proview Technology says the sale did not cover the trademark's use in China.

Proview has asked regulators to seize iPads in China. A Shanghai court is due to hear a similar case on Wednesday.

According to media reports, iPads have been pulled from shelves in some Chinese cities.

Shenzhen Proview Technology registered the iPad trademark in China in 2001.

The right to use the iPad name in China is crucial for Apple, where the company is in the process of opening more stores. Apple's loss could be Lenovo and Samsung's gains. Especially for Samsung, because its Galaxy tablet competes in the same price segment as the iPad.


Previous
Next
Mitsubishi To Stop Production Of CD-R Media With Braille Code        All News        Walmart To Invest In China e-commerce Firm
SkyDrive and Windows 8     General Computing News      Walmart To Invest In China e-commerce Firm

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Nokia and Apple Settle All Litigation, Sign Patent License and Business Agreement
Apple To Upgrade MacBooks This Summer
Apple Invests $200M In Corning
Apple Buys Sleep Tracking App Maker Beddit
Apple Becomes World's No.1 Wearables Vendor in Q1 2017
Analyst Places Netflix, Tesla In Potential Takeover Targets for Apple
Qualcomm Wants to Ban iPhones
Apple to Invest In U.S. Manufacturing Companies
iPhone Sales Dip In Second Quarter
Samsung And Apple Maintain Top Spots in Smartphone Market
Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay Set To Expand This Year
Apple To Educate Consumers Around Its Products Through "Today at Apple" Programs In Apple Stores

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .