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.”
Bitcoin Breaks 5-Day Long Trend Reaching $9,800 Support Level
Many Buyers Lined Up For The Four-Figure BTC: But Where Is Bitcoin Heading?
“We have been forming an ascending bullish triangle, and also and inverse HS Pattern, which very soon will make $BTC go up. The purpose with this move is to kill some shorts, before we go down again. Remember that we are in a huge descending triangle," said the user D4rkEnergY on Twitter.https://twitter.com/D4rkEnergYYY/status/1164769200902033408 For now, the highs are creeping up and there are many buyers lined up - so a move to the next resistance level around $10,400 is crucial at this point. On the downside, there is clear support at around $9,800 and more in the mid-$9k region which has been hard to crack in the recent weeks. Analysts in the coming altcoin news warn users that nobody should panic now - even though the fear and greed index fell to 5 yesterday (which was lower than the 2018 bottom in mid-December when BTC was at $3,200). The famous crypto pundit and web security mogul John McAfee also had his say while many buyers lined up to buy BTC. McAfee remains resolute and agrees that the current level of fear is unnecessary. He wrote:
“Bitcoin jitters? Just stop it! Short term fluctuations are meaningless. Bitcoin is still up almost 300% from 6 month’s ago. Everytime there’s a dip I have to calm people in replies, DMs, etc. GET A GRIP! You know in your heart Bitcoin cannot lose. Relax!”https://twitter.com/officialmcafee/status/1164491430091513856
Another Exchange Says Goodbye To The Cryptocurrency Operations
"The Company has been considering for various possibility of the customers who has not accepted the contract succession, however, we announce here that the Company has came up to the conclusion to discontinue our cryptocurrency exchange business once we complete the refunds for all customers who possess remaining balance which refunds can be made," Tech Bureau said, without providing more information about the date when it will be closing.The latest cryptocurrency news show that the FSA recently confirmed that Zaif is another exchange which is forced to close because of hacks. Nikkei says that Tech Bureau will now focus on "blockchain development." Meanwhile, another exchange in South Korea - and a member of the "big four" there - named Coinone is shutting down its Malta-based Coinone Global Exchange (CGEX) on September 18. This comes in less than a year after it opened, and the operator said that it had "decided" that it “could no longer maintain service."
Binance Thinks Funds Are ‘SAFU’ Following Amazon Web Services Withdrawal Error
“It's causing some 500 error messages on APIs and affecting some withdrawal processing.”Binance thinks funds are safe - but it just recovered from a publicity scarce which involved a self-proclaimed hacker alleging that he had access to the users Know Your Customer (KYC) data. The alleged data leak made Binance very insecure and many best cryptocurrency news sites also talked about the previous hack which was funds worth $41 million leaving the platform due to a security issue. All of this sparked a weeklong maintenance shutdown and payouts to the affected users. However, Binance thinks that it is in a good place now - right after it announced that it is working on a new cryptocurrency project named Venus. As the altcoin news showed, Venus is going to rival Facebook and its controversial Libra coin. Meanwhile, the market has stabilized from the yesterday drop and is at a combined total value of $265 billion at press time. Bitcoin is trading at $10,160 and most of the altcoins are recording gains of 1% to 2%. Bitcoin's dominance is still strong, standing at 68.4%.
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