China Tablet PC Maker May Sue Apple Over IPad Design
A Chinese company that sells a tablet PC like Apple’s newly announced iPad may sue the U.S. company over the similar design between the devices, it said Monday.
Shenzhen Great Loong Brother Industrial started selling its P88 tablet last year and is not ruling out a lawsuit against Apple, a company representative surnamed Wu said by phone.
The company is based in a southern Chinese city known for producing knock-off phones, which are called “shanzhai,” or “bandit” phones, and sometimes take the form of counterfeit iPhones or other popular handsets.
“For this thing we are not shanzhai, because we were first,” said Wu.
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