Sources: China Daily, Global Times, Mondaq
quote: don't be so ignorant
quote: So this company was willing to part with the name iPad but now that they realize who they were dealing with they have sellers remorse and want more?
quote: Later they realize I was actually Bill Gates and come after me because they could have gotten more money out of it.
quote: Chinese holding company Proview International Holdings ltd. (HKG:0334) sold Apple the Chinese market rights to use the trademark for a mere $55K USD in 2006, via an Apple subsidiary IP Application Development.
quote: users on this site are dumb
quote: Of course Proview, ostensibly had no idea that it was really dealing with Apple, or that Apple would use the trademark towards a billion dollar product. Of course Apple did exactly that, and today the tablet is a much-coveted piece of electronics in the world's largest nation -- one that some people would (literally) trade a kidney for.