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…
There's a legal brouhaha going down. Proview Shenzhen is trying to stop Apple from selling the iPad in China, where it's made. It's even in California, where the iPad is designed.
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.
The Shenzhen-based company is accusing Apple of using deception to get the trademark, Reuters reported.
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.
This latest ruling does not impact Apple on a nationwide basis. Previously, another local court in Shijiazhuang,…