Apple fails to block Huawei’s MatePod trademark for AirPods rivals in China because they will ‘not cause confusion’

//Apple fails to block Huawei’s MatePod trademark for AirPods rivals in China because they will ‘not cause confusion’

Apple fails to block Huawei’s MatePod trademark for AirPods rivals in China because they will ‘not cause confusion’

Apple has lost another legal attempt to block Huawei Technology Co’s use of the “MatePod” name, this time for a pair of earbuds, according to the Trademark Office of the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA).Apple opposed the Shenzhen-based company’s use of the “Huawei MatePod” brand in the earphone category on the grounds that it was similar to Apple’s own trademarks for the terms Pod, iPod, EarPods and AirPods, according to a recently publicised document on the CNIPA…

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