Facebook sued over Calibra’s look-alike logo

Image: Calibra

Over the summer, Facebook unveiled its Libra cryptocurrency and the Calibra subsidiary that would help manage it. Facebook also unveiled a logo for Calibra and, well, it looks somewhat similar to the logo of Current, a startup bank. Apparently, Current agreed, so much so that it has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, alleging trademark infringement.

this is what happens when you only have 1 crayon left pic.twitter.com/2JY5JfesQD

— Current (@current) June 19, 2019

The suit names four defendants: Facebook, Calibra, a Facebook subsidiary that owns IP related to Calibra, and Character, the design agency that made the Calibra logo. You might be surprised to see a design agency named in the lawsuit — but Character apparently designed both…

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Author: Jay Peters