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Facebook and Calibra sued in NY court for trademark infringement

Arijit Sarkar

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Facebook and Calibra sued in NY court for trademark infringement
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Facebook and Calibra gets sued by Plaintiff Finco Services for trademark infringement, unfair competition and “false designation of origin” under the U.S. Lanham Act. In addition to alleging copy of Calibra swirly tilde logo, the accusing party also seek preliminary and permanent injunctive relief , which may force Calibra to stop using the current trademark.

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The above screenshot details the Plaintiff’s allegations against Facebook. Moreover, the company claimed that Calibra’s logo displays direct resemblance to one of their app based banking services, Current.

The lawsuit also mentions that Current’s logo has been registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for variouss purposes, including “in connection with a mobile computer software application used for enabling cryptocurrency-based transactions in Class 9 and SaaS services used for enabling cryptocurrency-based transactions.”

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Arijit is a full-time journalist at AMBCrypto, who focuses on the XRP and Ethereum ecosystem. Leveraging over three years of experience in media and Majoring in Computer Science, he covers the technical developments in the crypto ecosystem

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