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Proview calls for sales ban of new iPad in China

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...

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Report: major creditor seeks liquidation of Apple opponent Proview

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 ...

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China higher court hears Apple's iPad appeal

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....

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Proview profiled as a company on the brink

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 ...

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Daily Update for February 24, 2012

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 (requires F...

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Proview now suing Apple in the US

Proview stepped up its legal assault against Apple by taking its complaint to the US court system. Earlier this month, U.S.-based Proview Technology Inc. filed a suit against Apple in the Superior Court of the State of California in Santa Clara County. The suit claims Apple acted with "oppression,...

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Shanghai court sides with Apple, iPad sales to continue

There is some good news for Apple and the iPad in China. The Shanghai Pudong New Area People's Court ruled in favor of Apple and denied an injunction request from Proview that would have banned sales of the tablet device in the Chinese city. Both the local Xinmin Evening News and Reuters confirmed ...

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Apple, Proview meet in Shanghai court

It's a battle of David and Goliath as near-bankrupt Proview International fights world-leader Apple over rights to the iPad trademark in China. The two companies met in a Shanghai court on Wednesday to argue why each one should retain ownership of the highly coveted iPad name. According to reports...

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Proview ready to negotiate on eve of court hearing

After threatening to sue Apple, Proview is now preparing to talk with the American company about its iPad trademark. It hopes to reach a settlement before an upcoming trial on its trademark begins. Proview's lawyer Xie Xianghui says it is approaching Apple with "peaceful intentions" according to a...

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Apple threatens defamation lawsuit in Chinese iPad trademark case

Apple and Proview are in a heated legal battle over the ownership of the iPad name in China and now Apple is threatening to sue the Asian company for defamation. Apple is upset with Proview's attempt to reclaim the iPad trademark and use it to ban iPad sales in China. According to PC World, Apple ...

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Daily Update for February 20, 2012

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 (requires F...

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Chinese court rules to halt iPad sales

Proview continues to battle Apple in China's court system and has scored a win in the Intermediate People's Court in Huizhou. The court ruled that distributors in Huizhou, a small city in Guangdong province, must stop selling the iPad immediately. Proview has filed several lawsuits against Apple in...

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Apple won previous legal victory over Proview

Apple has been fighting a trademark infringement battle in China over the use of the term "iPad". The opponent? A Chinese display manufacturer by the name of Proview. Although Apple has recently lost the ability to sell iPads in several Chinese cities due to Proview requesting injunctions against ...

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Apple pulls iPad from Amazon China

The iPad has apparently been pulled from sale on the Chinese version of Amazon, but apparently the reason wasn't because of some Amazon competition overseas, or even that recent lawsuit against Apple trying to stop the iPad from selling in that country. Nope -- apparently, it was Apple. Amazon's C...

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Proview halts iPad sales in second Chinese city, says nationwide iPad ban would be "difficult"

The recent Chinese court ruling that Proview owns a trademark on the word iPad may prove to be a problem for Apple. Recently, officials in the Chinese province of Shijiazhuang began seizing iPads at one reseller. Now, these seizures are happening in a second province. According to the New York Tim...

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