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Apple pays USD 60 mn for iPad trademark in China: court

Apple has paid USD 60 million to a Chinese firm settling its long-standing dispute over the iPad trademark in China, a court said today, paving the way for smooth sales of the popular tablet computer in the country.

Proview seeks to regain global rights to iPad name

Proview earlier insisted it held the rights to the trademark in mainland China.

Apple's China legal battle over iPad spreads to US

Proview accuses Apple of creating a special purpose entity -- IP Application Development Ltd, or IPAD -- to buy the iPad name from it, concealing Apple's role in the matter.