Chinese court rejects injunction in iPad trademark battle

A Shanghai court has rejected Proview’s request for an injunction barring the sales of iPads in the city. Reuters reports that the Shanghai Pudong New Area People’s Court also agreed to Apple’s request that the trademark case be suspended pending a ruling in a separate case in a higher court. Proview has sued Apple in various jurisdictions in the country claiming trademark infringement over the iPad name; Apple claims that it purchased the trademark from a Proview subsidiary in 2009.

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