“A court in southern China has rejected a lawsuit by Apple Inc, accusing a Chinese technology company of infringing its iPad trademark, a newspaper reported on Tuesday, the latest move in a protracted tug-of-war over the name,” Twinnie Siu and Melanie Lee report for Reuters.
“The Intermediate People’s Court in the southern boomtown of Shenzhen rejected Apple’s lawsuit against Proview Technology (Shenzhen),” Siu and Lee report. “Proview, it said, lawfully registered the iPad trademark as long ago as 2000 for products in a number of countries including China, the Southern Metropolis Daily newspaper reported, citing court documents.”
Siu and Lee report, “Caixin Online reported in October that Proview was also taking legal action, seeking 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) in compensation from Apple for copyright infringement.”
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