The Tinder V. Tinder Trademark Battle: A Grudge Match, Or Reverse Confusion?

The Tinder V. Tinder Trademark Battle: A Grudge Match, Or Reverse Confusion?

If the business WildFireWeb, which has federal enrollment for the mark “Tinder,” objected into the logo design of Tinder the dating application, it took them to court. Federal court litigation, such as the situation WildFireWeb has made a decision to pursue, is high priced, and WildFireWeb is currently switching to crowdfunding to cover appropriate costs. WildFireWeb claims yearly revenues of approximately $500,000. Tinder is projected become well worth $1.3 billion.

The price of litigating a trademark situation in federal court will run well into six numbers, or even beyond, for an aggressively litigated instance. Read more…