App Maker Says It Controls 'Paper' Mark Used By Facebook

Law360, New York (February 5, 2014, 7:18 PM EST) -- Trademark attorneys for app developer FiftyThree Inc. confirmed to Law360 in an interview Wednesday that the company claims use-based trademark control over the name of its “Paper” app — and that they've formally demanded that Facebook Inc. stop using it.

FiftyThree, the developer behind the popular “Paper” sketch app, made waves this week when it released a statement on Monday imploring Facebook to stop using the name just days after the social media giant launched a news-reader app also called “Paper.”

It later came out that...
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