Meta has 30 days to stop using the name

  • Ghostalmedia
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    1804 months ago

    Same name, same industry - digital messaging.

    If Meta didn’t have a massive amount of money and lawyers, this would be a VERY easy case to win.

    Meta decided they wanted the name, tried to buy it, and then opted to knowingly rip it out of a smaller company’s hands. What a bunch of assholes.

  • AutoTL;DRB
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    154 months ago

    This is the best summary I could come up with:


    Dr. John Yardley, Threads Ltd’s managing director told Gizmodo in an email that Threads Ltd. waited four months to reach out to Meta to obtain enough legal advice to ensure they could “proceed with action with any reasonable confidence of winning it.”

    Threads Ltd., owned by JPY Ltd., widely promoted the company since 2014, two years after it trademarked its name.

    The company said in its letter that since its inception, it has licensed nearly 1,000 organizations globally and claims its sales are growing by an average of 200% per year.

    “We recognize that this is a classic ‘David and Goliath’ battle with Meta,” Yardley said in the letter.

    Meta launched Threads in June and gained 100 million users within the first five days, surpassing its competitor X.

    A month later, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg said more than half of Threads users stopped using the platform.


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  • Lizzy Wizzy
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    94 months ago

    Not a chance this holds up. But maybe an easy payout for the little guy

  • Infiltrated_ad8271
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    74 months ago

    I don’t even remember them anymore, I haven’t heard from them since the endless news of their fast rise. How are they doing?