Apple got the "iPad," Xiaomi


Опубликованно 06.03.2018 11:00

Apple got the

The ECJ recognized the similarity iPad and Mi Pad and Xiaomi banned to register this trademark

Apple has won court against Xiaomi, and now the Chinese manufacturer will be able to register in the EU as a trademark, the name of the tablet MiPad. What happened

Many gadgets Xiaomi, to put it mildly, reminiscent of Apple, but the Chinese have decided to encroach upon the name of the tablet. They created almost a clone of iPad mini and named it Mi Pad, which angered Apple. I decided

The court found that despite the prefix "M" in the title, the Xiaomi tablet really similar to the iPad. Yes, and the very letter of the English-speaking users can read as "my" — "mine." The survey results confirmed the indignation of the Apple: English-language users noted the high degree of similarity, and the English — medium degree of similarity of trademarks.

In the result, the European court of General jurisdiction was forbidden to register the trademark Mi Pad from Xiaomi, but only on the territory of the EU. The losing party can appeal this decision to the European court of justice.

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