“‘The customs have told us that it will be difficult to implement a ban because many Chinese consumers love Apple products. The sheer size of the market is very big,’ Yang Long-san, chief of Proview Technology (Shenzhen), told Reuters in a telephone interview on Wednesday,’” Lee and Jim report. “Yang said the best option to resolve the legal dispute would be an out-of-court settlement. The next hearing of the case is due for February 22 in Shanghai.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Obviously, China is not going to kill the golden goose in behalf of a debt-laden trademark troll that’s begging for a settlement. It’s not Apple’s responsibility to prop up your shiteous failure of a company.
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