A tiny social network for climbers just won a legal battle to stop Facebook from scrubbing out its name

Business Insider | 2/22/2018 | Edoardo Maggio
Fubu_chik (Posted by) Level 3
Click For Photo: https://amp.businessinsider.com/images/5a8e9bd8391d941b008b45e2-750-375.jpg

A tiny Italian social network for climbers has won a legal battle with Facebook.

Climbook can keep its name after a ruling by the Italian patent office.

Founder - Alessandro - Lamberti - Head - Climbook

Founder Alessandro Lamberti said: "The giant must bow its head and we can keep our Climbook."

A tiny Italian social network for climbers, called Climbook, has won a copyright battle against Facebook to keep its name.

US - Tech - Giant - Climbook - Design

The US tech giant argued that Climbook was too similar in "structural, visual, phonetic, and conceptual" design, and that its services were "partly similar" to those of Facebook.

This, The Local first reported, could create confusion users, which prompted Facebook...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Business Insider
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!