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Old 08.12.2011, 10:22
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Apple can't call the "iPad" iPad anymore in China.

http://www.20min.ch/digital/webpage/...utzen-27468729

pretty crazy - Apple apparently just lost the right to the name "iPad" in China.
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Old 08.12.2011, 10:28
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Re: Apple can't call the "iPad" iPad anymore in China.

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http://www.20min.ch/digital/webpage/...utzen-27468729

pretty crazy - Apple apparently just lost the right to the name "iPad" in China.
Shouldn't this be in general off-topic, as the content doesn't pertain to TV/internet/etc. in Switzerland?

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Old 08.12.2011, 10:41
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Re: Apple can't call the "iPad" iPad anymore in China.

An early Xmas present for Samsung
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Old 08.12.2011, 11:04
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Re: Apple can't call the "iPad" iPad anymore in China.

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An early Xmas present for Samsung
I guess - but the ruling isn't any more intelligent than the ones against Samsung in Germany
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Old 08.12.2011, 12:53
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Re: Apple can't call the "iPad" iPad anymore in China.

please santa, let samsung buy the trademarks and block sales of apple "ipads" in china and sell their own "ipads" this would be awesome!
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Old 08.12.2011, 13:12
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Re: Apple can't call the "iPad" iPad anymore in China.

Man, the Samsun tablet looks like an exact copy of the Ipad. I think its a damn shame that until Apple came out with the Ipad no one else dared dream about producing something so innovative. I guess Samsung is playing their cards right with the Chinese government.
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Old 08.12.2011, 13:17
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Re: Apple can't call the "iPad" iPad anymore in China.

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Man, the Samsun tablet looks like an exact copy of the Ipad. I think its a damn shame that until Apple came out with the Ipad no one else dared dream about producing something so innovative. I guess Samsung is playing their cards right with the Chinese government.
Looks to me like the design is about 40 years old

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Old 08.12.2011, 13:48
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Re: Apple can't call the "iPad" iPad anymore in China.

This has pretty much nothing to do with Samsung. The 'iPad" trade mark owner in China is Proview, a PC monitor maker.
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Old 08.12.2011, 13:51
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Re: Apple can't call the "iPad" iPad anymore in China.

wow.... IPR rulings in China that favor the thieves.... who'da thunk it???

Bloody communists.
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