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10.27.2010 18:36

Proview Asks for Compensation for Use of iPad Name

Proview International Holdings said it owns the trademark rights to the 'iPad' name in China, and has asked the Palo Alto-based high-tech company for 10 billion yuan
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Proview International Holdings announced on October 26 that its subsidiary company in Chinese mainland, Proview Technology, owns the trademark rights to the iPad in China and has asked Apple to stop using the name. Proview has asked Apple for 10 billion yuan in compensation for copyright infringement.

According to China Securities Journal, Proview's Taipei subsidiary in 2000 and 2001 registered the use of "iPad" trademark for electronic products in China and other parts of the world.

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