Bitcoin trademark was first registered to no other than the Escobar family according to the official documents acquired from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The latest cryptocurrency news shows us that Pablo Escobar’s brother, Roberto Escobar was the first person to sign next to the Bitcoin’s naming rights.
The U.S trademark office document 88055293 details the bitcoin trademark origin as the former owners under the Coin Legal LTD which is an UK registered company. From the UK company database, Companies House, we can see that Coin Legal LTD was founded in 2018 in July by the director Olof Kyros Gustafsson who acts as the CEO of Escobar Inc. according to his Twitter profile:
“Investor, Philanthropist. CEO of Escobar Inc.”
The Coin Legal’s initial application for the naming rights for the current largest cryptocurrency was signed off by the founder by the company who is not listed on the UK database. The founder is Roberto de Jesus Escobar Gaviria or better known as El Osito (little bear)- who is the brother of the popular drug kingpin and Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.
The application for the bitcoin trademark was filed in July 2018 which is one month after Coin Legal registered with the UK business authorities. During this time, as reported in the coming altcoin news, Craig Wright came along with his own trademark claims. He filed his own claim in November 2018 and started a silent ticking bomb that gave the former owners six months to contest. According to the document that was sent to Coin Legal:
“To avoid abandonment of applicant’s trademark application, the USPTO must receive applicant’s complete response to this letter within 6 months of the issue/mailing date below.”
There was not a single reply so Craig Wright declared himself as the real Satoshi Nakamoto. Coin Legal Ltd’s original claim on bitcoin noted:
“Financial services, namely, providing a virtual currency for use by members of an on-line community via a global computer network.”
Wright claim goes further:
“Cryptocurrency, namely, providing a digital currency or digital token for use by members of an on-line community via a global computer network; Cryptocurrency, namely, a digital currency or digital token, incorporating cryptographic protocols, used to operate and build applications and blockchains on a decentralized computer platform and as a method of payment for goods and services.”
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