The Bitcoin identify and brand has been trademarked in Spain with the Spanish Patent and Trademark Workplace. This course of was accomplished by Ignacio Rubio Menéndez, a compliance skilled and lawyer specializing in enterprise regulation. Fintech Zoom en Español spoke immediately with Menéndez’s consumer, who is selecting to stay nameless for now.
This individual defined: “I now have the brand and the phrase ‘bitcoin’ registered on the nationwide degree within the Spanish Patent and Trademark Workplace. Anybody can entry the data, as they’re printed each day and for all audiences.”
When requested why he took the initiative to guard this mental property for himself, he replied: “I’m a bitcoin salesman, I’ve a shopping for and promoting workplace, and the concept is to guard bitcoin, a minimum of in Spain. So I arise for the model and take duty that any new person can really feel 100% secure working with me and away from the scams that identify and use ‘bitcoin.’”
It ought to be famous that the submitting addresses the brand containing the white letter “B” inside an orange circle, which might be the official brand of Bitcoin. “Within the textual content the uppercase B refers back to the code and the lowercase b refers back to the crypto,” he clarified.
He continued: “I present safety with my enterprise and now with my model, in order that if any individual or firm on the nationwide degree needs to misuse the brand everyone knows, and the phrase ‘Bitcoin,’ I’ve a declare for misuse of my model.”
He concluded: “I’m not a pretend Satoshi, I’ve simply registered the possession and bonafide use of the brand and the phrase. If somebody makes use of it incorrectly, I’ll defend it.”