Chinese technology company Proview “legal registrant of the iPad trademark” government official says
A senior official with China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce said Tuesday that Proview Technology is the rightful owner of the iPad trademark, Reuters reports.
“According to the … provisions of the China Trademark Law, currently Shenzhen Proview is the legal registrant of the iPad trademark,” Fu Shuangjian, a deputy director of SAIC, was quoted as saying at a news conference in Beijing.
This comment was the first from a government official, and could indicate how a Chinese court will rule in the matter. Proview’s lawyer told Reuters on Monday that the firm is still negotiating with Apple’s lawyers but talks have not led to a decision.
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