Sorry folks, I should have seen this one coming. This is standard operating procedure for infringement cases.
Proview may be going after iPad sales in multiple cities now as it escalates its trademark infringement case against Apple in China.
Finally, the Proview-Apple iPad trademark case is hot. Sort of. An explanation of what’s going on in Beijing.
Working conditions at electronics supplier Foxconn is a valid issue. Too bad some of the reporting is melodramatic and incorrect, which really skews the discussion in which we’re engaged. Check out this language from ZDNet: So we should cut to the chase that Apple is absolutely not unique in having products made by workers which are…
The sad case of the iPad China trademark continues. We now have two different pending lawsuits to watch.
The latest flurry of stories about Apple and working conditions in Foxconn factories is a media circle jerk, not a discussion of breaking news.
If the thought of a large crowd of nerds engaged in a mass slap fight sounds ridiculous, well, you’re absolutely right. Social unrest in China has taken a comic turn.
A few follow-up issues on this story now that some real reporters have dug up additional details.
Apple is unsuccessful at securing the iPad mark in China. Let’s document the twists, turns and mistakes made along the way.
Apple now has patent protection in China for some of the distinct elements of its retail stores. Bye bye fake Apple stores, right? Well, maybe.
I know it’s not realistic, but I just wish NGOs in China could channel some of their anti-corporate energy into government lobbying, and if they do, that the press would care.
After helping to drive smartphone prices into the ground, shanzhai handset makers jump to the next best thing. But the clock is ticking.
Mac fetishists have encroached upon the sacred territory that is China intellectual property law discourse. I sense a rant coming on.
What if I told you that the US trade deficit with China is only half the size people think it is?
Apple’s family of product names has its upside and downside when it comes to trademark protection.
Apple goes with Real ID to combat iPhone scalpers in China. When the iPhone 5 debuts, I suggest implantable ID chips.
What were these guys thinking?
Protests are nice, but if people want to make an impact on the Apple-Foxconn situation, they have to stop buying iCrap.
What with the thinly-veiled erotic pleasure that many early adopters of the iPad are experiencing these days, it is with some trepidation that I bring up the topic of the travails of one of Apple’s hardware suppliers in China, Foxconn. Foxconn has had lots of problems lately, mostly due, as you can imagine, to the…
The players: Apple – large multinational corporation that makes cool stuff and relies heavily on its brand name and product design Proview Technology – Shenzhen electronics manufacturer Unnamed third parties — shanzhai manufacturers, makers of your favorite iPad knockoffs The venue: Shenzhen eBook Forum – top venue for touting shanzhai ebook readers, including iPad clones…