Earlier this year, the iPad fell into a legal gray zone in China. A legal brouhaha meant that in some Chinese shops, the iPad was yanked from shelves. The reason was that the Mainland already had an iPad, and it wasn't Apple's.
Just last week, Apple announced a new iPad. It's already become an object of desire in China. But, unfortunately for Chinese Apple fans, Apple has not announced a launch date for the Mainland market. Even if Apple does announce a Mainland launch date, its on going legal troubles with Chinese tech company Proview…
While Apple is duking it out in Chinese courts over the iPad name, Proview, the company that is claiming legal rights to the iPad moniker, is now filing a lawsuit in California.
Today, a Shanghai court ruled that Apple can continue selling its iPads in the metropolis. The ruling rejected a Preview Shenzhen's sales injunction request that was filed over an iPad trademark dispute.