Electrical Coin Firm (ECC) has donated the Zcash trademark to the Zcash Basis. ECC created and launched the privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash (ZEC) in 2016, and can now personal the trademark bilaterally with the corresponding basis.
ECC and the Zcash Basis have been in negotiations since August
Upon an agreement signed on Nov. 6, the Zcash Basis can be financially answerable for prices related to assigning and defending the trademark.
Announcing the information, the Zcash Basis talked about the prevailing disagreement with ECC over the trademark’s future. The muse famous that it returned to negotiations with ECC after failing to achieve an settlement in late August 2019, through the Zcash Neighborhood Discussion board.
ECC logged over 500 hours and spent $250,000 on the trademark
ECC defined that the trademark settlement is necessary as a result of it protects status and separates one product from one other. The agency mentioned Zcash’s trademark protects the neighborhood from scams and brings authorized energy to Zcash’s blockchain governance.
In response to ECC, the donation lets them resolve two primary issues — to honor and help the Zcash neighborhood’s suggestions, and to additional decentralize the group. The Zcash Basis famous that the settlement maintains interoperability with commonplace authorized and enterprise frameworks.
Cointelegraph reported in October on a probably malicious counterfeit model of Zcash Basis’s native ZecWallet. The settlement by ECC and the Zcash Basis exhibit their dedication to forestall such circumstances.