“A Chinese court is leaning in favor of Apple in a convoluted case over who holds the right to use the term ‘iPad’ in that country,” Meghan Kelly reports for VentureBeat.
“Chinese manufacturer Proview Technology had owned the trademark, but it failed to transfer the trademarks for ‘iPad’ to Apple, which claimed to have purchased the product name years ago,” Kelly reports. “‘We bought Proview’s worldwide rights to the iPad trademark in 10 different countries several years ago,’ according to a statement from Apple. ‘Proview refuses to honor their agreement with Apple, and a Hong Kong court has sided with Apple in this matter.'”
Kelly reports, “Judge Hon Poon of the High Court in Hong Kong, however, formally disagreed with [Proview]…”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]