Subscribe to this page now.

Proview in jeopardy over creditor's appeals court complaint

06/22, 1:15am

Trademark battle with Apple over iPad name at risk

An appeal to a Chinese court by creditor Fubon Insurance may force an early end to Apple's trademark dispute with failing Chinese manufacturer Proview. Fubon is attempting to have an earlier lower court ruling in April overturned. The lower court had blocked the liquidation of Proview pending the outcome of the hearings with Apple in regards to the iPad name. Wednesday's Chinese high court hearing sought to have Proview Technology immediately liquidated to help pay the $8.6 million the former display company owes the insurer.

more

Proview sues Apple in US, accuses it of fraud over iPad name

02/23, 9:15pm

Proview gambles on US lawsuit strategy

Proview is now known to have quietly sued Apple in the US last week over the iPad trademark dispute. It claimed in a Santa Clara court that Apple's decision to use a shell company, IP Application Development Limited (IPADL), was allegedly fraudulent. By masking its own involvement, Apple was trying to "defraud and induce" Proview into signing a trademark handover deal that it might not otherwise have agreed to, according to the lawsuit.

more

Apple denied lawsuit versus Chinese firm over iPad trademark

12/06, 11:45am

Apple cannot sue Proview over iPad name

Apple on Tuesday was reported as having had a lawsuit tossed in China over claims a small firm was violating the iPad trademark. The Shenzhen-area Southern Metropolis Daily said that the Intermediate People's Court dismissed the case against Proview Technology based on time to file. Proview had filed for the trademark in 2000, several years before work had even started on the iPad.

more

Advertisement

Connect with Us

FREE Apple, iPhone and Mac Newsletter

  • We will not share your email address with anyone.

    Follow us on Facebook

    toggle

    Most Popular

    Advertisement

    Recent Reviews

    HP 14-x030nr 14-inch Chromebook

    If you're like us, chances are you've come to realize that you need the ability to access the Internet on the go. Also, you've prob ...

    15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch

    Apple's 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro continues to be a popular notebook with professional users and prosumers looking for the ultimate ...

    Typo keyboard for iPad

    Following numerous legal shenanigans between Typo -- a company founded in part by Ryan Seacrest -- and the clear object of his physica ...

    toggle

    Most Commented