Coinbase Exchange Files to Trademark Crypto Jargon “BUIDL”

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Coinbase set to get a new trademark approval for “BUIDL” and has submitted the request to get an approval for the miss-spell word “Build” trademark as ‘BUIDL”. The term is already in wide use in the cryptocurrency community and the community is not very happy about this.

Why trademark “BUIDL”? Crypto community not happy

The request was submitted on October 02, 2018 to the commissioner for trademarks. The Application for trademark “BUIDL” was submitted by the Californian based cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, Inc., which was in regards to the ‘Software as a service (SAAS) services. The official announcement claims that the SAAS that using virtual currency and software that are non-downloadable but helps in trading, tracking, reading and using tokens with blockchain technology.

It reads as;

International Class 042: Software as a service (SAAS) services featuring software for transactions using virtual currency, namely, software for managing, buying, selling, storing, transacting, exchanging, sending and receiving virtual currency; Providing temporary use of non-downloadable computer software for use in accessing, reading, tracking, trading and using tokens via blockchain technology

With a new term rolled out in the market, many crypto experts and enthusiasts retorted their opinions. For instance;

Jameson Lopp mocked this term tweeting;

Whereas binance CEO, Changpeng Zhao does not agree with the filing. He took twitter stating that the term is already widely used in the community,

Mreover the term is not a brand new in any case, it has been already used by many such as on August 16, 2017.

 

So what do you think about the application submitted for approval? 

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Coinbase Exchange Kicks Off New Crypto Jargon BUIDL and not Build

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HODL, FOMO, FUD, and other comprehensive crypto jargons were not enough, Coinbase set to get a new trademark approval for term called “BUIDL”. Accordingly, the major cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase has submitted the request to get an approval for the miss-spell word “Build” trademark as ‘BUIDL”.

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