Trademark News & Screw-ups Alibaba Sues Alibabacoin Foundation over Trademark

The services may not be identical but the likelihood of confusion is certainly there. Alibaba is known to sell pretty much anything, so it's not unreasonable to expect that the name Alibabacoin has something to do with the Alibaba e-commerce platform. Same way as Amazoncoin would likely be connected in the public's mind with Amazon. There is hardly a reason for choosing the name other than to get a free ride on the popularity of another brand.

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