Summary Box: China official speaks on iPad name

ONE OFFICIAL WORD: A senior Chinese official is saying that the government regards Shenzhen Proview Technology as the rightful owner of the trademark for the iPad.

THE DISPUTE: Apple and Shenzhen are in court over the matter. Apple says Proview sold it worldwide rights to the iPad trademark in 2009, though the registration was never transferred for China.

THE SIGNIFICANCE: The official's remarks could add to pressure on Apple to find a solution to the standoff.