Fujitsu Says it Owns Rights to 'iPad' Name, Not Apple

Apple's iPad is barely a day old, and it's already facing legal troubles. Not terribly surprising, as "iPad" is hardly original - and Apple has a history of stealing names that are registered trademarks of other companies.

Japanese electronics company Fujitsu built a handheld computing device in 2002 - complete with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and VoIP support - called the iPad. The Fujitsu iPad features a 3.5-inch color touch screen and an Intel chip.

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captain-obvious2796d ago

i can see Fujitsu getting a lot of $$$$$$ out of this

Akagi2796d ago

Thanks a lot, Caption Obvious!

Microsoft Xbox 3602796d ago

Good, iPad sounds stupid anyway. Apple needs to change it ASAP.

Voozi2796d ago

"there are other products using the semi-trademarked name "iPad" — including a padded bra"


n4gn4gn4gn4g2796d ago

iPhone...they just don't give a sh1t. Any other company wouldn't have the ballz to launch with a name already trademarked but Stevo does what he wants.



kneon2796d ago

Apple are the new Evil empire, Microsoft have behaved like boy scouts in comparison lately.

Montrealien2796d ago

kneon, come on now, its common knowledge that if you want to be cool on the internetz, you cant say stuff like that.

IdleLeeSiuLung2796d ago

c'mon you can't go around dissing Apple, all the trendy people will get on your case!!!

VINNIEPAZ2796d ago (Edited 2796d ago )

That is all

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