Apple offers to settle with Proview over the iPad name, clearing hurdles to conquer China
0. phoneArena 08 May 2012, 14:33 posted on
Apple has allegedly offered a settlement amount to Proview for the right to use the term iPad on its devices in Greater China, where Proview is the trademark holder still, and made the Chinese authorities seize iPads from shops while making its case...
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1. som (Posts: 768; Member since: 10 Nov 2009)
Is it $1 billion instead of $2 billion anyway we don't know what is the settlement.
2. ZEUS.the.thunder.god (unregistered)
atleast apple would know that they dont own the planet. i wish jobs could see that. he would be really pissed.
3. medicci37 (Posts: 870; Member since: 19 Nov 2011)
If Apples lawyers had did their job, they wouldn't be in this mess. Still most people in China either don't want a iphone or will get a knockoff.
8. Lucas777 (Posts: 2137; Member since: 06 Jan 2011)
because apple settled with proview from the very beginning... something went wrong in a contract or something and proview decided to sue in china... that is why they have not sued in other places i believe, cause apple has the name from the original contract-- i am not sure of the full story
5. Mr.Best (Posts: 79; Member since: 17 Jan 2012)
It's Justice! I'm glad that Apple is on the other end of the lawsuit spectrum.