China firm seeks settlement in iPad row: lawyer

(Credit: Apple) Apple wants to pay Proview to put an end to their iPad trademark fight. But the price tag remains a sticking point. Apple has offered to pay Proview $16 million for the rights to the iPad name in China. But Proview is reportedly looking for a lot more, according to a report from Chinese site Sina.com (English translation) picked up from the Beijing Times. Citing a "source close to the negotiations," the Times said that Apple's offer was rejected by Proview earlier this week. Struggling to stay afloat after going bankrupt, Proview is in quick need of cash, and lots of it. Proview's creditors, several of which are Chinese banks, are banging at the door all trying to get their piece of the pie. Taiwan-based Fubon Insurance alone wants $8.68 million in outstanding debt and recently filed an application to have Proview's assets liquidated. In total, Proview owes around $400 million to its creditors, th... [Read more]Related Links:Apple ready to settle in 'iPad' trademark dispute?In Proview 'iPad' c

China firm seeks settlement in iPad row: lawyer

A Chinese computer company which sued Apple over the rights to the iPad trademark in China is now in talks for an out-of-court settlement, a lawyer for the firm said Monday.

Mon 7 May 12 from Phys.org

China firm's iPad claim dismissed

Chinese firm Proview's case against Apple over a dispute involving rights to the iPad name is dismissed by a court in the US.

Wed 9 May 12 from BBC Technology

Judge throws out Proview's iPad suit vs Apple

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A California judge tossed out a lawsuit in which the Chinese firm Proview Electronics Co Ltd accused Apple Inc of tricking them into selling the "iPad" name for less ...

Tue 8 May 12 from Reuters Technology

Apple, Proview battling over price to settle iPad trademark fight

(Credit: Apple) Apple wants to pay Proview to put an end to their iPad trademark fight. But the price tag remains a sticking point. Apple has offered to pay Proview $16 million for the rights ...

Thu 10 May 12 from CNET Crave

Applesauce: All Things Apple

Michael Harper for Redorbit.com This week, Apple had a small, yet not insignificant win in their case against Proview Electronics on their home turf and yet, the battle rages on overseas. Meanwhile, ...

Sat 12 May 12 from RedOrbit

Apple offers $16M to settle iPad trademark case, but Proview wants $400M

It seems as though Apple has decided that settlement is the way to go in its battle with Proview, over the iPad trademark in China. Reportedly, Apple has offered $16 million to settle the dispute.Follow ...

Thu 10 May 12 from Examiner

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