Apple won the court Xiaomi, and now the Chinese manufacturer does not can register in EU at as the trademark name of the tablet MiPad.
Many gadgets Xiaomi, to put it mildly, resemble Apple devices, but The Chinese decided to encroach and on tablet name. They created almost a clone of the iPad mini and called it Mi Pad, which angered Apple.
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The Court considered that, despite prefix " M " in name, Xiaomi tablets are really similar iPad. Yes and that the most letter English-speaking users can read as " my " - " my " . The results of the survey confirmed the indignation of Apple: not English-speaking users noted a high degree of similarity, and English-speaking - an average degree of similarity of trademarks.
AT As a result, the European Court of Justice prohibited the registration of the trademark Mi Pad from Xiaomi, but just on territory of the EU. The losing party will be able to appeal this decision to The European Court of Justice.
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