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This is a very interesting early 'iPAD'. from LG, 2001 | 458 comments | Create New Account
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This is a very interesting early 'iPAD'. from LG, 2001
Authored by: kjs on Monday, September 24 2012 @ 02:13 PM EDT
Apple should sue them! They used their patent granted years later for a
rectangle with rounded corners! And it's called iPAD too.....

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This is a very interesting early 'iPAD'. from LG, 2001
Authored by: IMANAL_TOO on Monday, September 24 2012 @ 02:35 PM EDT
http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/26/that-was-easy-apple-buys-ipad-trademark-from-

fujitsu/

"There's no indication as to what sort of wildness went on behind closed
doors, but Apple is now the proud new owner of a slightly used "iPad"
trademark. Fujitsu, who filed for ownership in March of 2003 to cover a Windows
CE device for point-of-sale, doesn't seem to have put up much of a fight, and
after a mere seven years of ownership (with a bit of a hazy period in 2009) has
assigned the name to Apple. We don't know why, but we assume a nice pile of
cash, or maybe some somehow legitimate legal threats as well, had something to
do with it. This is all well and good, particularly for any iPad pre-orderers
afraid they'd have to scratch off the iPad branding if Apple failed to score
the
name, but like we said in January when Fujitsu was still asserting its
ownership
of the mark: why can't Apple ever learn to have these conversations ahead of
time?"

Will LG give it up too? LG haven't fought for that name as far as I know. But if
Fujitsu was paid "over $4 million USD " for the name as speculated by
some (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fujitsu_iPAD)...


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This is a very interesting early 'iPAD'. from LG, 2001
Authored by: Anonymous on Tuesday, September 25 2012 @ 04:22 AM EDT
Can't Apple even think of an original name; they copy everything.

Chris B

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Havn't heard about THAT - VERY interesting!
Authored by: Anonymous on Tuesday, September 25 2012 @ 06:37 AM EDT
Now that's something....

I have heard about the Fujitsu case, but never about LG having an iPAD years
before Apple.

Why has LG not stepped up yet? Has there been a (publicly unknown) deal with
Apple?
This is open for a lot of speculation....

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