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Apple Taken To Court Over Noise Reduction Technology Patent

Apple is being sued by a California company over a noise reduction technology patent.

The Apple Vs. Proview iPad Trademark Saga Has Ended

Apple has reached a settlement with Proview in order to resolve the two companies' long-standing dispute over the iPad trademark, reports the Associated Press. The popular iDevice maker has agreed to pay the Chinese manufacturer $60 million.

And So The Apple-Proview iPad Trademark Dispute Continues

Since February, a Chinese company called Proview has been at war with Apple regarding the Cupertino, CA company's use of the worldwide "iPad" trademark. Now, we're hearing that a Chinese court has postponed ruling on the case until the two companies have completed court-sponsored mediation, according to Apple Insider.

Apple Scores iPad Trademark Victory ... In California

A California judge yesterday threw out Proview Electronics Co.’s lawsuit against Apple over the iPad trademark in China. The lawsuit, which Proview filed in February, alleges that the technology giant engaged in deceptive practices when it acquired the iPad name in 2009.

Apple Lawsuit With Proview Nearing End?

Apple is looking for a way to end the legal fight with Proview over who owns the iPad trademark in China. According to a new report, Apple is willing to pay Proview to make the issue go away.

Chinese Official: Apple Doesn’t Own iPad Trademark

A senior Chinese official with the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) said today that Proview Technology, not Apple owned the “iPad” trademark. The comment suggests Apple could actually lose the use of the iPad name in the world’s most populous nation.

Apple, Proview Looking For Way Out Of Trademark Dispute

Apple and Proview are said to be nearing a deal to resolve their ongoing trademark fight over the “iPad” name. Ma Dongxiao, a lawyer representing the Chinese company Proview, said on Friday the talks were happening, but declined to offer details

Proview Update: Company Now Wants Worldwide iPad Trademark Back From Apple

Proview Electronics has now amended its initial lawsuit against Apple over the iPad trademark. The Taiwan-based company now believes it has enough evidence to convince the California Superior Court that it is the rightful owner of the trademark, according to Focus Taiwan.

Apple's Secrecy Could Cost It Billions

Apple’s well-known secrecy could eventually cost the company billions of dollars or at least some public discomfort, according to several legal experts. At issue is whether Apple’s “unusual methods” in acquiring the iPad trademark was legal, according to Reuters.

Apple Sued In US Over iPad Trademark

Proview Electronics Co., a unit of Proview International Holdings, the Chinese company that originally owned the “iPad” trademark in China is now suing the tech giant in the United States. They plan on seeking $2 billion in compensation.

Proview Suing Apple For Billions, Won't Settle For Less (Except That Of Course They Will)

Proview's settlement expectations are just a tad unrealistic.

Proview Ready To Talk "iPad" With Apple, Settlement Imminent?

After a few small wins (and some serious setbacks), Proview is finally ready to settle its "iPad" claims.

Apple Threatens Defamation Suit In Chinese iPad Trademark Tussle

Apple has threatened to file a defamation suit against a Chinese firm at the center of a tussle over the iPad trademark in the country.

Following Trademark Dispute, iPads Disappear From Store Shelves In China

For some time now, Apple has been involved in a dispute regarding its use of the "iPad" name in China. Now, as the dispute escalates, Chinese authorities in at least one city have started seizing iPads, prompting retail store owners to hide their iPad stock in back rooms and sell the device secretly to avoid gaining unwanted attention.

Apple Might Be Sued Over "I-Pad" Name

Who owns the name “iPad?” Apparently one Taiwanese monitor manufacturer believes it does and wants Apple to pay. Proview is threatening to sue the Cupertino, California-based company for $1.5 billion. Read more...