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Trade mark application amounted to passing off (Litecoin Foundation v Inshallah)

Published on: 27 July 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Trade mark application amounted to passing off (Litecoin Foundation v Inshallah)
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Article summary

IP analysis: Litecoin Foundation Ltd, which promotes the Litecoin cryptocurrency, sued three connected defendants, including a trade mark dealer, in passing off. In both the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) small claims track and on appeal, the application for a trade mark was held to be passing off and an instrument of fraud. Written by Giles Parsons, partner at Browne Jacobson LLP. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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