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Sorainen Assists Batu Kalnas Protect Trademark from Illegal Use

Sorainen Assists Batu Kalnas Protect Trademark from Illegal Use

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Sorainen has assisted retail footwear chain Batu Kalnas in a case involving the company's claim that its trademark had been fraudulently used on Instagram to set up a fake Batu Kalnas profile and invite people to become influencers for the footwear brand.

According to Sorainen, ”in order to stop illegal use of the company’s brand, a request to delete the fake account and relevant documents were sent to Instagram, and a process is to be launched to identify the individuals responsible for the illegal activities.”

Sorainen Counsel Stasys Drazdauskas commented: “Scamming related to illegal use of trademarks on social networks spreads rapidly. Illegal campaigns mislead users and cause harm to the company’s image and reputation also posing a threat to consumers.”

The Sorainen team included Partner Laurynas Lukosiunas and Counsel Stasys Drazdauskas

 

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