Apple Trademark Dispute with Proview Becomes a Global Fight

Comments Off on Apple Trademark Dispute with Proview Becomes a Global Fight Written by on February 24, 2012 | Posted in IP Licensing Litigation, Trademark Litigation

Apple’s trademark dispute with Proview is now being fought on two fronts: at the local level in China and here in Silicon Valley. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Proview has filed a lawsuit in Santa Clara County Superior Court claiming that Apple committed fraud when it used a company called IP Application Development […]

Lessons for Silicon Valley Companies in Apple Trademark Dispute

Comments Off on Lessons for Silicon Valley Companies in Apple Trademark Dispute Written by on February 16, 2012 | Posted in IP Licensing Litigation, Trademark Filings, Trademark Licensing, Trademark Litigation

In case you have not been following the story, Apple has found itself in the middle of a trademark dispute in China over the use of its mark “iPad,” as MSNBC reported on its website yesterday. You might wonder how in the world this happened, given Apple’s large, IP savvy legal department and the fact […]

Amazon, Google, Wall Street Journal Move to Modify Applications on Apple App Store

Comments Off on Amazon, Google, Wall Street Journal Move to Modify Applications on Apple App Store Written by on July 25, 2011 | Posted in IP Licensing News

Moves by Amazon, Google, and the Wall Street Journal today to modify their applications on the Apple App Store suggest that Apple is taking steps to enforce its new royalty policies on companies selling on its App Store. In my recent posting to the Silicon Valley Software Law Blog, I report on this new move […]

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