Chinese companies have approached Proview about licensing the iPad trademark for use in branding their products, Li said. One company for example wants to use the iPad trademark on an electronics device for children, he said.
Apple maintains it has ownership over the iPad trademark, stating that Proview refuses to honor the agreement. The U.S. tech giant is also appealing a December court ruling in China that rejected the company's claim over the trademark.
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