3 April 2018Trademarks

Alibaba accuses cryptocurrency company of TM infringement

Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba has accused a Dubai-based cryptocurrency company of operating an “unlawful scheme to misappropriate” Alibaba’s renowned brand name.

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