Leading Korean crypto exchange Bithumb is terminating its trademark agreements with two coin trading platforms operating abroad under its brand name. The move comes as digital asset exchanges in South Korea prepare to comply with the country’s stricter regulations for the industry that will be enforced in September.
Bithumb Global and Bithumb Singapore to Change Their Brand Names as Bithumb Ends Trademark Agreements
Two cryptocurrency exchanges, Bithumb Global and Bithumb Singapore, will not be able to use the Bithumb brand name and trademark starting from the last day of this month. Bithumb Korea Co., Ltd., operator of the leading South Korean digital currency platform, announced its decision to terminate the Trademark License Agreements with the two entities.
According to the preliminary notice published this week, the termination date for the contracts has been set to Friday, July 30, 2021. The non-exclusive trademark license agreements apply to the usage of the Bithumb logos and trademark, Bithumb detailed in the