Datawind, makers of Indian Tablet “Aakash” kicked on Quad for signing non-disclosure aggrement
Here is the latest report that Datatwind, makers of world’s cheapest tablet “Aakash” recently claimed that its owns the copyright of tablet.
And according to a report from Economic Times, Datawind confirmed that Quad Electronics was violating its right by signing a direct agreement with IIT-Rajasthan for development of the device.
Chief Executive Officer of Datawind, Suneet Singh Tuli said “”Datawind’s team internally developed Aakash and sub- contracted the assembly of Aakash Tablet to Quad Electronics based on its own design. Therefore, the Intellectual Property Rights of the tablet belong to Datawind,”
“Quad Electronics breached Datawind’s intellectual property, circumvented their relationship with IIT-Rajasthan, signed a direct MoU (memorandum of understanding) with them for development of next generation device and then sold off their inventory in the open market,”
“Datawind’s counter claim against Quad exceeds any amount due to them. There is no further payment due to Quad, contrary to their allegations,”