3 Lessons From Apple’s IPad Trademark Dispute In China

Law360, New York (March 6, 2013, 11:55 AM EST) -- One of the high-profile intellectual property cases in 2012 was the dispute between Apple Inc. and Proview Technology Co. Ltd. of Shenzhen, China, regarding Apple’s use of the “iPad” mark in China. Apple eventually paid $60 million to settle the dispute. The implications from this dispute, including how it may impact Apple’s business in the U.S. and how Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. missed a golden opportunity in its patent war against Apple, are less understood. This article discusses three general lessons that U.S. companies and IP...
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