The news of the morning of July 2, the higher people’s court of Guangdong Province announces to the outside today, Apple has already only precededded and reached conciliation with Shenzhen on iPad trade mark case, Apple only precededs in the company and pays 60 million dollars to Shenzhen.
Higher people’s court of Guangdong Province are abbreviate as ” Guangdong Supreme Court ” Show institute this preceded with Apple sending the civil conciliation statement to only to Shenzhen on June 25 already at a little rich Sina today, this conciliation statement has already come into force formally. According to mediating the agreement, remit 60 million dollars in account that Apple needs appointing to Guangdong Supreme Court.
The intersection of Guangdong and Supreme Court reveal apple apply and enforce the above-mentioned civil conciliation statement by intermediate people by Shenzhen by court by first instance of trade mark case to iPad on June 28 already. But today, the intersection of Shenzhen and intermediate people’s court send, transfer ownership, give rulings of acquittal and assistance of Apple carry out the notice to the intersection of State Administration of Industrial and Commercial and trade mark office involved in the case the intersection of iPad and trade mark too.
The latest news that Guangdong Supreme Court announces means, Apple has already only precededded and reached conciliation with Shenzhen formally on iPad trademark right, and this means the apple new iPad will be listed on China soon. Before this, the apple new iPad had already been successively authorized through China 3C and China Telecom networked to permit.
Meanwhile, reach conciliation, will stop with iPad trade mark case to a series of behavior of sueing, closing down etc. of Apple and distributor.
In February of this year, Shenzhen only precededs and prosecutes apples in Shanghai Pudong court, requires the court to release the order that forbade apples to sell iPad, but this one asks to be rejected, the case suspends trying. The court of Pudong makes this reason to award, this court thinks the right of home country of iPad trade mark is still indeterminate.
Shenzhen only precededs the creator Yang RongShan accepts today Sina’s science and technology is represented when being wired, “mediating influences by a lot of factors, but the company accepts the amount of money of this conciliation. ” He represents at the same time, will stop to the other lawsuits of Apple.
Apple and Shenzhen only preceded the question about iPad right of home country of trade mark in China starts in June of 2010, Apple prosecuted Shenzhen to only preceded in the intermediate people’s court of Shenzhen at that time, demand to confirm it as iPad exclusive right to use a trademark people.
The apple thinks, the company buy 10 items of iPad trademark right in 7 countries and regions such as European Union, China, Singapore,etc. through the British IP Company respect from only precededding in 2009, preceded only respect refuse, fulfil, involve about China’s trademark right agreement now.
The intermediate people’s court of Shenzhen was on February 23, August 21, 2011, after holding a hearing three times every October 18, adjudiacated in the first instance on December 5, 2011: Reject the claims of Apple. Subsequently, Apple puts forward appeal to Guangdong Supreme Court.
On February 29, Guangdong Supreme Court tried this case publicly, but not pronounced in court. Subsequently, under the management of Guangdong Supreme Court, both sides begin to accept that mediate.
Before this, apple pay 3,650,000 dollars convert to about 24,900,000 yuan to Han Wang Science and Technology Co., Ltd. even Conciliate gold, in order to get all and any and ” iPhone ” that Han Wang Science and Technology Co., Ltd. apply or register in any place of the world Relevant trade mark.
Preceded apple iPad dispute significant events only
In 2000, only precededding in the group registers iPad in the trade mark of the other areas of Europe and the world. Next year, only precededding in continent constituent company Shenzhen and only precededding registers iPad Chinese trade mark.
In December of 2009, pays 35,000 pounds nearly equal to 55,000 dollars through the British constituent company IPApplication under command on the apple ,The intersection of Taiwan and constituent company preceded in the international hand buying the intersection of iPad and global trademark right only from preceded only.