Tag Archives: trademark infringement

iPad Trademark Dispute: What’s At Stake

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Relax, this will be a quickie. We already know what’s at stake in terms of Apple continuing to sell iPad-branded tablets in China. Another issue that hasn’t been discussed much in this whole conversation about the Proview-Apple dispute is enforcement of the iPad mark against third parties. Michael Kan wrote about that topic in PC…

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China Hearsay on Bloomberg News

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Followers of the iPad dispute (and China Hearsay) may wish to check out this Bloomberg interview I did yesterday.

Apple vs. Proview: Shanghai Court Punts

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That was quick. My original guess was that the court in this case would just sit on a decision and wait. Instead, but to my mind equivalent in the short term, the court said it would not rule in favor of Proview’s request to stop iPad sales. OK, the headlines today said that Apple “won”…

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Apple Not Losing Sleep Over Latest Proview Threat

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Proview, current owner of the iPad trademark in China, now says it will sue Apple in the U.S. Ha! I think the Proview legal team needs to take a deep breath here. They are going with the old strategy of “Let’s throw as much shit against the wall as possible and see what sticks.” That…

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