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The dispute between Chinese display maker Proview and Apple over the iPad trademark may be nearing resolution. The Guangdong High Court wants the two companies to reach a settlement over the dispute that started when Proview's Taiwan subsidiary sold worldwide rights to the trademark to Apple in...

April 24th 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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According to a Computerworld report, Apple and Chinese company Proview are in talks to resolve their dispute over the iPad trademark in China. The case is being heard in the Higher People's Court of Guangdong Province. Before it hands down a ruling, the court recommended the two companies meet...

April 20th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Despite the growing number of users everywhere else, China still hasn't gotten on board with the new iPad. Forbes reports that Apple is taking a cautious approach to introducing the next-generation iPad there because of ongoing trademark issues with Proview. Forbes' Doug Young said he felt Appl...

April 18th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing yesterday to discuss intellectual property rights and, most likely, the ongoing iPad trademark dispute with beleaguered monitor manufacturer Proview. According to M.I.C. Gadget, which provided footage from Chinese TV of the m...

March 28th 2012 at 11:50am 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

March 22nd 2012 at 2:50pm 0 Comments
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Apple and China-based Proview have been battling over the use of the term "iPad." Apple claims it bought the rights years ago, Proview disagrees. This week, Apple spokeswoman Carolyn Wu claims the Cupertino company was "tricked" into signing an agreement that creates questions about the term'...

March 22nd 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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On the same day Apple announced its new iPad, Chinese company Proview released an open letter claiming it owns the trademark for the iPad in China, says a Macworld report. In the letter, Proview reportedly warned suppliers and vendors that they will face legal action if they don't stop the sale, s...

March 8th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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According to a Xinhua News Agency report, creditors are putting pressure on Proview to declare bankruptcy and liquidate its assets. Leading the effort is Fubon Insurance, a Taiwanese company that's seeking to recoup US$8.68 million from the struggling Chinese firm. Fubon employees have refused to...

March 5th 2012 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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Apple and Proview went head-to-head in a Chinese court this morning. Apple argued in the Higher People's Court of Guangzhou that it owns the right to use the iPad trademark in China. Proview's lawyers argued that Apple bought the trademark from Proview's Taiwan subsidiary, not the one in Shenzhen....

February 29th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Proview is a company that seems to be standing at the bottom of a cliff, scrabbling with broken nails trying to make it up the side. A new profile of Proview by Reuters backs up this image of a company teetering on the edge of insolvency, clinging to the "IPAD" trademark as its last, best hope of...

February 28th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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February 24th 2012 at 3:15pm 0 Comments