Jdate, the favorite relationship solution in charge of more Jewish hookups than the usual container of Manischewitz, is playing hardball in the dog-eat-dog world of good Jewish match-making.
Jdate’s parent business, Spark Networks, discreetly filed a lawsuit late just last year against Jswipe, the ‘Tinder for Jews’ dating application, claiming intellectual property throughout the letter “J” in the Jewish dating scene (the business is the branding since the “J-family”).
Furthermore, Jdate claims the patent is owned by it on software that “confidentially determines matches and notifies users of mutual matches in emotions and passions. ” Jswipe, like Tinder, notifies users whenever their intimate interest ‘swipes right’ on their photo, breaking Jdate’s patent.
Or in other words, Jdate’s snap legal team been able to secure a property that is intellectual wider compared to the Grand Canyon, with possible copyright infringement claims over countless online dating sites, some of which “confidentially” match singles.
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Therefore, why get after Jswipe, particularly, rather than the entire dating scene that is online?
Jdate’s brief that is legal Jswipe makes the situation that internet dating sites which brand by themselves aided by the “J-family” of names is breaking Jdate’s trademark. Continue reading →