What Are Penalties For Crypto Trademark Infringement?

Litecoin Hard Fork - What is the penalty for crypto trademark infringement?

The founder of Litecoin, Charlie Lee, wants you to know that he has nothing to do with its upcoming hard fork. Worse, Mr. Lee claims Litecoin Cash is a complete scam. The unauthorized Litecoin fork, called “Litecoin Cash” or LCC, is scheduled to occur on or around February 19th, 2018 at 02:00 UTC at block number 1371111. I use the word “unauthorized” because Mr. Lee, a former Google and Coinbase employee, took some steps to protect his hard work when he created Litecoin. So, to me, this raises a question……

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How to Submit Proof of Use for a Trademark

USPTO Proof of Use Process

Filing for a trademark can be a useful thing if you have an idea for a word or phrase that you want to protect for your use in business. One of the steps when you apply for a trademark with the USPTO is filing a “Proof of Use” or “Intent to Use”. This demonstrates to the trademark office that you’re not just sitting on the trademark. To file a “Proof of Use” do the following: 1) Visit the USPTO.gov website. 2) Click the “Quick Links” icon in the top right…

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