Fit Party Sues Bumble Over Patents, Alleges Past Tinder Staff Members Misappropriated Trade Techniques
On monday, March seventeenth, Dallas, TX-based internet dating app developer Match team recorded a fit in the Western section of Colorado alleging statements of utility and style patent infringement, trademark infringement, and trade information misappropriation against Austin, TX-based dating app provider Bumble. Match alleges that Bumble, which was based by former staff members of Match’s Tinder online dating provider, duplicated biggest aspects of the interface from Match’s software like swiping factors familiar with decide potential matches.
Patents being asserted by fit people in such a case feature:
- U.S. Patent No. 9733811 , entitled Matching techniques System and technique . Issued latest August, it covers a personal computer applied approach to profile matching which involves swiping motions related to graphical representations of user online-dating users. Read more