The real-time remittance network Ripple, which already has been dealing with the case for selling XRPs unlawfully, would be facing another lawsuit at the Federal Court for Australia for the invasion of the trademark.
NPP Case Registered Under application number NSD916/2020
The executive editor at Communications Days, Rohan Pearce, recently released a statement that contained the lawsuit.
Notably, Communications Days is one of the best telecom industry news agencies in Australia and New Zealand.
While issuing the statement, the executive editor of the news agency said, “The New Payment Platform, (NPP) and Australian industry-wide payments platform on August 20 filed a case against Ripple Labs, for infringing on its trademark right.”
A lawsuit has been registered against Ripple under the application number NSD916/2020, by the NPP, in the Federal Court of Australia.
Currently, the NPP has not revealed any details regarding the violation of the trademark.
Recently, Ripple became the part of Interlocutory Hearing, an initial stage of the hearing, through a web conference. This hearing was being supervised by Justice Burley at the Court Room 19A. Later, justice postponed the proceeding for pre-hearing.
‘Case Management Hearing’
As per the report, a law firm named Clayton Utz represented NPP’s case in the Federal Court of Australia. This law firm was found in the year 1833 by George Robert Nichols. In today’s time, Clayton Utz is one of the biggest law firms in Australia.
The case titled ‘Case Management Hearing’ would now be proceeded on August 26 through a video conference and will be supervised by another judge named Justice Thawley.
The NPP has received a case document signed by the secretary of the federal court. NPP has been asked to forward a copy of that document to Ripple Labs through its attorney called Thomas M Hadid.
Hadid has been practicing in the under the Kilpatrick Townsend Attorneys.
The court has ordered NPP to deliver the document by August 20, to the Ripple Labs.