As the iPad HD hits store shelves today, Apple is still tied up in a bit of a mess in China over the use of the iPad name. See, many years ago they bought the right to use the iPad name in China—or they thought they did. It turns out the company they bought the mark from may not have even owned it. As could be expected, that’s a problem, especially when the devices are massed produced and shipped out from China. To explain exactly what’s going on here, how Apple may be getting by on being Apple and what it means going forward, we bring in Dan Harris of Harris & Moure and the China Law Blog—arguably the best publication out there on law in China.