Nelson Rosario

SEC enforcement action leads to disgorgement order against bitcoin trader who claimed Apple management was interested in 3d speaker biz

SEC v. Mahabub, and GenAudio Inc., Civil Action №15-cv-2118-WJM-SKC (D. Col. ordered September 5, 2019)[NMR] Link to order You may not realize it, but most of what we cover at the ole CCM is at a high level about really basic stuff that your parents should have taught you. Stuff like keep your word, don’t […]
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Sep 15, 2019, 4:09PM UTC

Domain name dispute resolved in favor of BitMEX

HDR Global Trading Limited v. Super Privacy Service LTD c/o Dynadot, 2019 NAFDD LEXIS 1176 (Decided August 30, 2019)[NMR] Another week another CCM write-up that illustrates the importance of brands. A brand is a lot of things. Sure, there are the trademark filings, for things like corporate names, product names, logos, slogans, but there are […]
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Sep 7, 2019, 1:10AM UTC

Plaintiff who invested retirement fund in token scheme promising doubled income in two months files suit, saying whole thing turned out to be a scam

Ferrie v. Woodford Research LLC, et al., 3:19-cv-05798 (W.D. Wash. filed August 28, 2019)[NMR] This newly filed lawsuit from Washington state has about 12,000 defendants, which is a lot. The complaint also has this quote allegedly from Richard Branson, “People have made fortunes off Bitcoin. Some have lost money. It is volatile, but people make […]
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Aug 31, 2019, 1:05PM UTC

Lawsuit by Oracle Corp claims trademark violation by VC firm CryptoOracle

Oracle Corporation et al. v. Crypto Oracle LLC, et al., Case № 3:19-cv-04900 (N.D. Cal. filed August 15, 2019)[NMR] Brands, brands, brands. We’ve talked about the importance of brands here at the Crypto Caselaw Minute many times now. This new case is a lawsuit alleging federal trademark infringement; federal trademark dilution; unfair competition; cybersquatting; and […]
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Aug 25, 2019, 1:30PM UTC

The day the coins fell: Another Mt Gox lawsuit in the US moves forward

Pearce v. Karpeles, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 125056 (E.D. Penn. decided July 26, 2019)[NMR] Disclaimer: These summaries are provided for educational purposes only by Nelson Rosario and Stephen Palley. They are not legal advice. These are our opinions only, aren’t authorized by any past, present or future client or employer. Also we might change our […]
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Aug 3, 2019, 1:30PM UTC

Convictions for using federal credit union to hide bitcoin transactions affirmed by federal appeals court

United States v. Lebedev et al., 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 22286(2nd Cir. decided July 26, 2019)[NMR] Link to opinion Disclaimer: These summaries are provided for educational purposes only by Nelson Rosario and Stephen Palley. They are not legal advice. These are our opinions only, aren’t authorized by any past, present or future client or employer. […]
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Aug 2, 2019, 9:45PM UTC

Kleiman's attorneys seek UK witnesses, send letter of request for international judicial assistance

Disclaimer: These summaries are provided for educational purposes only by Nelson Rosario and Stephen Palley. They are not legal advice. These are our opinions only, aren’t authorized by any past, present or future client or employer. Also we might change our minds. We contain multitudes. As always, Rosario summaries are “NMR” and Palley summaries are […]
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Jul 28, 2019, 10:01PM UTC

Telegram and Lantah LLC both want to issue GRAMs, but only one can have the name

Disclaimer: These summaries are provided for educational purposes only by Nelson Rosario and Stephen Palley. They are not legal advice. These are our opinions only, aren’t authorized by any past, present or future client or employer. Also we might change our minds. We contain multitudes. As always, Rosario summaries are “NMR” and Palley summaries are […]
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Jul 21, 2019, 1:45PM UTC

Plaintiff alleges she didn't receive agreed BTC, but Court lacks personal jurisdiction to hear case

Disclaimer: These summaries are provided for educational purposes only by Nelson Rosario and Stephen Palley. They are not legal advice. These are our opinions only, aren’t authorized by any past, present or future client or employer. Also we might change our minds. We contain multitudes. As always, Rosario summaries are “NMR” and Palley summaries are […]
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Jul 20, 2019, 1:45PM UTC

Default ruling in favor of CFTC may not garner restitution from Diamonds Trading Investment House

Disclaimer: These summaries are provided for educational purposes only by Nelson Rosario and Stephen Palley. They are not legal advice. These are our opinions only, aren’t authorized by any past, present or future client or employer. Also we might change our minds. We contain multitudes. As always, Rosario summaries are “NMR” and Palley summaries are […]
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Jul 13, 2019, 2:59PM UTC

Texas LLC seeks to take on Coinbase by 'weaponizing' SMS messaging patent

Disclaimer: These summaries are provided for educational purposes only by Nelson Rosario and Stephen Palley. They are not legal advice. These are our opinions only, aren’t authorized by any past, present or future client or employer. Also we might change our minds. We contain multitudes. As always, Rosario summaries are “NMR” and Palley summaries are […]
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Jul 7, 2019, 1:35PM UTC

Benthos Master Fund sees its latest motions denied in case of third-party bitcoin sale

Disclaimer: These summaries are provided for educational purposes only by Nelson Rosario and Stephen Palley. They are not legal advice. These are our opinions only, aren’t authorized by any past, present or future client or employer. Also we might change our minds. We contain multitudes. As always, Rosario summaries are “NMR” and Palley summaries are […]
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Jun 29, 2019, 12:50PM UTC
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